Did Jesus Have a Worldview, and Does it Matter Today?

By Bruce Gourley One might wonder about the problem some Christians seem to have with Jesus. An affirmation that Jesus is the “criterion by which the Bible is to be interpreted” was removed from a Southern Baptist doctrinal statement with the assent of Fundamentalist leadership. Why is Jesus not a suitable lens through which to … Continue reading Did Jesus Have a Worldview, and Does it Matter Today?

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Dear Franklin Graham…

Regarding your recent assertion that the "progressive" label is code for "someone who doesn't' believe in God"... I am not a theological moderate and social progressive in spite of my faith in Christ, Rev. Graham. I am these things precisely because of Him. Pastor Tony Campolo recently posted this statement to social media: "I'm often … Continue reading Dear Franklin Graham…

The Absence of Jesus: How Christianity is being redefined apart from its main character

By Bruce Gourley and John Pierce For 30 minutes four evangelical leaders pontificated about the definition and characteristics of a real "biblical worldview." They were clear about who has one and who does not. The April podcast featured pollster George Barna, whose recent survey concluded that "Only 17 percent of Christians who consider their faith … Continue reading The Absence of Jesus: How Christianity is being redefined apart from its main character

For my mom, a true servant of Christ & my spiritual mentor

One of the greatest gifts I’ve received in my life thus far was the privilege of spending nearly every moment of the last days of my mom's life at her side. She left this earth around 10 p.m. on the eve of Valentine's Day one year ago. Mom slipped into unconsciousness after developing sepsis as … Continue reading For my mom, a true servant of Christ & my spiritual mentor