Browsing All Posts filed under »Debates«

I’m Not Thankful For…

November 25, 2010


Dear Friends, Today is Thanksgiving and like many I have been thinking about all of the things that I am thankful for as I prepare to eat and fellowship with friends here in Portland. I am thankful for Portland, a city that has revived the soul in me, and taught me that the world is […]

Questioning Christianity I

August 25, 2010


The longer I live in Portland, it seems, the more aware I am of the religious subculture developing back home. It’s an awkward thing to hear about, the same 5 pastors dominating the blogosphere and twitter, and doing little to nothing to actually impact their communities at large. So I’m sending a few questions out […]

The Church is on Fire…

July 13, 2010


I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why it is that I feel the way I do about the church and Christianity as a whole. I don’t want to be that bitter guy, and have that “I hate church because the church hurt me” mentality. I feel quite the opposite actually. I love the church… […]

I Need Your Input!

March 9, 2010


This could be one of the most important blogs I write… And as such I would like anyone who takes the time to read this thing to weigh in with your opinion by commenting. Not only that but I ask all of you to be praying for me as I make this decision. Several days […]

Losing My Religion: John Harrison Sermon

March 7, 2010


Some Outlaw Preacher friends just posted a new podcast! I need you to listen to it… Beautiful! Please take some time and listen to it!

Overcompensating Much?

March 4, 2010


Pastor Mark… Penis size has nothing to do with Godliness. Galatians 3:28 “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” I think humility and love and willingness to serve makes the man, not the size of the… […]

This is NOT the way…

February 12, 2010


Here are two articles I read this morning that are weighing heavily on my heart… I just can’t grasp this. It’s not right. It’s not of God. Kenya police stop gay wedding Liberty University Conference/Symposium on Same Sex Attraction This is NOT me going “political”, this is me being conscious of Christians acting out in […]