The Importance of Church History

Philosopher George Santayana once said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Either we remember the past or we repeat the past. If we remember it, we learn and flourish. If we fail to learn history, we condemn ourselves to repeat it. This is true in the realm of church history, … Continue reading The Importance of Church History

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No One Listened

While sitting on an airplane preparing to depart Lubbock, TX, mankind’s propensity to ignore life-saving instructions became abundantly clear to me. If you have ever flown, you know that each flight begins with the flight attendant giving directions concerning life and death situations: in the event of a water landing, should the cabin lose pressure, … Continue reading No One Listened

A Book Review of “Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism” by John Shelby Spong

How can you say, “We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us,” when, in fact, the false pen of the scribes has made it into a lie? (Jeremiah 8:8, NRSV) My dad works for a shredding company. He recently came across a couple of books in the pile of papers he … Continue reading A Book Review of “Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism” by John Shelby Spong