1 Corinthians 3:7 = “So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow. (NIV)” John 6:63 = “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you–they are full of the Spirit and life. (NIV)” John 6:65 =Continue reading “YOU CAN’T “STRATEGIZE” SPIRITUALITY”

Why I Cannot Hate My LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters

This piece has been a long time coming.  The issues that the Christian community has faced and will continue to face surrounding the growing influence of the LGBTQ community and their activism cannot be circumvented.  The days are gone when one could say publicly their heartfelt views on same-sex couples with no major backlash; thatContinue reading “Why I Cannot Hate My LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters”

The Decline of Christianity in America

[This is the “paper” that I delivered to a group of students (from South Georgia State College) and other citizens from the community of Coffee County, Georgia.  I did not go into every point in depth (due to time restraints), but hopefully it will encourage readers to think.] On the topic of the decline of ChristianityContinue reading “The Decline of Christianity in America”

Episode 32 – @JZmirak of @Streamdotorg on #Trump’s First 100 Days (John Zmirak of The Stream)

Next on Thinking It Through:  I invited a writer and thinker who is influencing me more and more after I heard him on the Eric Metaxas Show.  Dr. John Zmirak is a writer for The Stream and he was a great guest to talk to about President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office. Dr. John Zmirak Politically IncorrectContinue reading “Episode 32 – @JZmirak of @Streamdotorg on #Trump’s First 100 Days (John Zmirak of The Stream)”

Episode 12 – Talking Racism with Thomas Collings (@tacollin) and a Theology Mix (@theologymix) Post by Chris Linzey (@chrislinzey)

Next on Thinking It Through:  I have a wonderful discussion on racism with Pastor Thomas Collings (my 3rd guest), which was inspired by a Theology Mix post by Chris Linzey.  The post titled – White People, You’re Still Not Listening – gave us plenty to talk about and I hope that we accomplished discussing thisContinue reading “Episode 12 – Talking Racism with Thomas Collings (@tacollin) and a Theology Mix (@theologymix) Post by Chris Linzey (@chrislinzey)”