From Condemnation To Compassion

Deciding to write a piece that mentions the word abortion about 20x has taken me through the gamut of deep breath-taking, some hand shaking and the willingness to expose my limits of expertise; while praying for discernment and courage, with levels of trepidation. It is likely the most polarizing issue in the…

The Podcast is Back with Season 2 Feb. 4th

Back on the Scene You’ve probably noticed that the Misfits Theology Podcast has been on radio silence for the last several weeks and if you haven’t noticed, you should probably follow us! We have been taking a break on-air to do some off-air work to really make this next season…

Render Unto Caesar

Give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. MARK 12:17 (NIV) Money does have its proper place. Yet, first century Christians continued to struggle and wrestle with this very difficult issue, so both Peter and Paul helped them by explaining Jesus’ teaching. Peter…

Lonely

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” THE GIVER, LOIS LOWRY “See ya later, Pete!” he called across the cubicles, grabbing his things before heading out into the afternoon. It was early—the half-shift over, time for the…

Stressed

Up and down my back, my spine, in my brain It injures me, babe… Anger, can make you old, yes it can I said anger, can make you sick, children… oh Jesus Anger destroys your soul Rage, there’s no room for rage in there MARVIN GAYE ANGER With the office on…

Origen And The Uncontrolling Love of​ God

The Essential Goodness of God If you’ve been reading my posts for awhile you might know that I ascribe to a theology that generally goes by three different terms. Essential Kenosis is the fancy technical term I use when I want to sound smart. God Can’t theology is the provocative…

Will the American Church Survive the Presidential Elections?

I am not American. Not in any way or form. I am, however, Evangelical. Our churches in Lebanon have organic connections to the church in the US. I also happen to live in a place where the US is actively involved, for good or bad. So as an invested outsider,…

Overwhelmed

“How did it go?” he asked, not looking up. His face was half hidden leaning on his hand as he studied the screen. The luminescence seemed to give his hair and forehead a pallid glow. You are the God who sees My deepest hurt My every need HOLLAND DAVIS, YOU ARE…

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