I love The Colbert Report. Colbert recently drilled Bart Ehrman on his latest book Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Didn't Know About Them). Ehrman, a well-known professor of religious studies at UNC at Chapel Hill and pastor-turned-atheist has quickly become one of the most outspoken critics of the Christian … Continue reading COLBERT REPORT: “Bart Ehrman, Interrupted”
If you would like hear more about the so-called "End of Christian America" check out the following interview by Kevin Swanson of Generations With Vision Broadcast with The Internet Monk Michael Spencer.
If you care about the current and future state of Christianity in America and evangelicalism in particular, there has been a storm of articles and debates popping up all over the place as of late. I commented briefly upon Michael Spencer's "Coming Evangelical Collapse" posts a couple months back. His bleak predictions were subsequently picked … Continue reading The Demise of American Christianity: Good or Bad?
Have you seen any of these Jesus People webisodes? They are a hilariously depressing parody of some of the worst stereotypes and caricatures of the Christian subculture. These episodes are promoting the full "Jesus People" movie arriving in select theaters soon. Are you ready for the media buzz? What are your thoughts on these caricatures of … Continue reading Jesus People: The Movie
WHEN I SURVEY THE WONDROUS CROSS by Isaac Watts When I survey the wondrous cross On which the Prince of glory died, My richest gain I count but loss, And pour contempt on all my pride. Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, Save in the death of Christ my God; All the vain things … Continue reading GOOD FRIDAY: Did e’er such love and sorrow meet?
My post "The Good Samaritan and the Hitchhiker" is being featured at Beliefnet.com on Scot McKnight's Jesus Creed blog today. McKnight's award-winning Jesus Creed has been rated by Technorati.com as the #1 site for Emerging Church. Go read my post HERE. Thanks again, Scot.