A Different Lens – Words Matter

This is my third post in the "A Different Lens" series. Today, nearly everyone we know has a platform from which to speak and/or blast out their opinions if they should so desire. Man, oh, man, the things people are willing to say, write, and post for public consumption these days. The last several weeks … Continue reading A Different Lens – Words Matter

A Different Lens – The “Other”

Let us begin with a question: Who is the person, or type of person, that is easiest for you to write off as unimportant...or perhaps dispensable? I cannot remember a cultural climate like the present where people and their perspectives are dismissed so easily. We apply a single label to describe someone which then grants us permission … Continue reading A Different Lens – The “Other”

A Different Lens

One of the most significant challenges I face as a pastor and teacher – whether in church or in academic settings – is helping people to learn how to read the Bible through different lenses than those to which they are accustomed and to discuss divinity in often uncomfortable ways. Don’t get me wrong, I … Continue reading A Different Lens