Category Archives: Fundamentalism

Super-hero Blogs…something my boys taught me about the landscape of Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism

As I sit here on my day off, I’m watching my two boys pretend to be “super-heroes”.  One is embracing his love for “Iron Man” and the other is climbing walls, couches, and tables as “Spider Man”.  Amusing to say … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds

Roughly ten years ago a prominent “fundie” pastor said to me in a conversation:  “We need to stop asking where guys went to school, and who they read.  We need to get back to asking what they believe.”  While I … Continue reading

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Looking for a Good Scandal

We love a good scandal here in America.  Perhaps, Fundamental churches are naturally bent towards the “gawking onlooker” syndrome of sideline reporting with excitement for being “involved” with the latest scandal.  Many opinions, little truth.  Quick to react, quick to … Continue reading

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For or Against?

Provocative questions usually lead to at minimum thought, but usually an emotional “pendulum swinging” reaction.  I was reminded of this by a brother/pastor who brought up such a provocative question in David Kinnaman’s book: “UnChristian”. (ironically, this same topic was … Continue reading

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A Cheap Christianity

Christianity is about a relationship, not rules . . . right?  This mantra is seen throughout the broader Christian world, pasted all over Facebook, and is the calling card for many that claim to be God-followers.  Yet, what is really … Continue reading

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