The rhetorical attacks on progressive Christians are continuing to intensify with conservative Christians actively misrepresenting and strawmanning their views. In this video, I respond to one such case of misbegotten analysis from the popular online commentator Whaddo You Meme? (Jon McCray). ?
The absolutist prochoice position (APC) says that elective abortion should be accessible up until birth. The absolutist prolife position (APL) says that elective abortion should be prohibited at all stages of pregnancy post-conception because the killing of the embryo/fetus at all stages constitutes the murder of a human person. Most people find themselves somewhere between […]
In this sermon I provide an introduction to the means by which Christians form doctrine by way of an overview of the Wesleyan Quadrilateral
This week, Business Insider reported that SpaceX paid $250,000 to a flight attendant after Elon Musk exposed himself. According to Business Insider: “The attendant worked as a member of the cabin crew on a contract basis for SpaceX’s corporate jet fleet. She accused Musk of exposing his erect penis to her, rubbing her leg without […]
In this video, I analyze Ricky Gervais’ naturalistic worldview and its religious identifying marks. ?
An interview with Adherent Apologetics on my latest book and the question of heresy, orthodoxy, and Christianity: ?
Yesterday, I was delighted to appear on philosopher Mike Austin’s YouTube channel to talk about my new book. This was a great conversation. (Perhaps it is unseemly for me to comment, like one of the chefs who made dinner saying ‘that was a great meal!’, but decorum aside, it’s true!) Check it out! ?
A few months ago I was asked to speak to a group on Discord about epistemic fallibilism. I didn’t realize it was being recorded until I found it on YouTube today. So here you go: ?
In this short interview with The Analytic Christian I discuss Romans 1 and atheism. ?
J. Richard Middleton. Abraham’s Silence: The Binding of Isaac, the Suffering of Job, and How to Talk Back to God. Baker Academic, 2021. The binding (Aqedah) of Isaac is one of the most troubling stories in all Scripture. And it is not hard to see why. The story depicts God commanding a father to butcher […]
In Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too, I rebut Alisa Childers’ erroneous attempt to claim that progressive Christians widely embrace a radical voluntarist relativism about truth according to which people can make claims true simply by willing that they be true. The example Childers cites is a person who wants bacon to be healthy by declaring “Bacon […]
Check out my discussion about Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too with Capturing Christianity: ?
In this video, I critique John Piper’s narrow, sectarian take on mere Christianity. ?
It looks like my new book Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too came out at just the right time. Two days after its publication, Franklin Graham published a nasty screed called “The Eternal Peril of Progressive Christianity“. In this article, I’m going to offer an analysis. Graham begins with this line: “For decades, a war has […]