Thoughts on Biblical Interpretation

To demonstrate differences in the presuppositions of readers, consider these following statements about the Bible, inspiration, biblical authority, and biblical interpretation: Statement 1 The Bible is literally the Word of God. Scripture consists of the writings that were inspired by God, if not actually dictated by God to the biblical writers. The community of faith … Continue reading Thoughts on Biblical Interpretation

An Example of Why Evangelicalism is Dying

Meanwhile in some dark mouldy corner of Christendom a sad evangelical writes about the brilliant vocal play band Pentatonics ... "While at least one member of the band publicly claims to be a Christian, two other members are openly gay.[like these things are mutually exclusive!!] Furthermore the band is active in promoting the LGBTQ agenda … Continue reading An Example of Why Evangelicalism is Dying

Standing Alone Then Standing Connected to Everything.

I had a challenging...disturbing...slightly 'hot' conversation with an old friend recently.¬†She's great lady who has a deep faith. We came to heads over a few things but I felt particularly 'miffed' when she appealed for me to 'come back to the old way' to 'interpret the bible the right way' (my interpretation of her words). … Continue reading Standing Alone Then Standing Connected to Everything.

The Du Cane Range, Tasmania, July 2016

More photos here. Video here. How does an extrovert manage to spend 5 whole days only seeing one other person? Fortunately for me the other person was my much loved brother Clint, but the couple who showed up to Pine Valley Hut on the fifth evening of our 7 days in the Tasmanian wilderness certainly … Continue reading The Du Cane Range, Tasmania, July 2016