Egalitarianism Has Become Complementarianism-Lite

What do you think of when you think of Christian Egalitarianism? If you’re like me, then you think about flexible gender roles and full equality for women within the church. 

These are important things, but Christian Egalitarians have defined their mission too narrowly. They have set their sights too low and have become content with equality for some rather than equality for all.

C.S. Lewis' Trilemma is Naive and Unhelpful

Last week I encountered several people who claimed that "either the Bible is literal and completely accurate or it can't be trusted and is full of lies."

In the days that followed, I couldn't help but think of C.S. Lewis' classic "Lunatic, Liar, or Lord" trilemma. Lewis basically claimed that Jesus is either a lunatic, a liar, or Lord (i.e. God). He said you can't believe that Jesus was merely a great human teacher or something of the like. 

Penal Substitutionary Atonement Ruined Easter for Me

Every Easter, without fail, I end up feeling a little depressed.

I assumed this was because my emotions often aren’t in sync with the cultural holiday calendar. Christmas rolls around and I have trouble getting into the Christmas spirit. The same happens around Thanksgiving and my birthday.