Category: Politics

The Theology of Crypto and Bitcoin

I’m not a true believer in crypto-currencies, there’s obviously a bubble for the space as a whole. And true believers are going to gain and lose a whole lot of value when that bubble pops. BUT, if you don’t recognize

Light In Uncertain Times

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the same God?

What a loaded and unnecessary question this one has become. But it is one our generation must tackle again, as many before us have. Bluntly put the answer to this question is like so many “yes but [then insert your

The politics of Jesus and its nature

“Render undo Cesar what is Cesar’s and to God what is God’s” means we don’t get to abandon our commitments to our rulers but it acknowledges that we are committed to something more. If our commitments are in conflict the

N.T. Wright and Peter Rodgers on Paul’s Creational Theology for our Wolrd

I recently had the privilege and opportunity to help run an event where Bishop and Professor N.T. Wright headlined. It was an honor to do all the little things I did for the event, meet Professor Wright, and serve my

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Nature and Grace

There was this theological fight between Karl Barth and Emil Brunner back in the 1930’s about Natural theology (thinking about God from reason) and Grace (God’s unmerited favor for his creation). In a nut shell the question around nature and

Ferguson vs #ferguson

It’s a weird luxury being able to look white in America. With the right hair cut and clothes I’ve felt like I could walk through any suburban neighborhood in America and get waved hi to. And I have felt ostracized