101 Lies Taught In The Church Every Sunday

Steve McVey of Grace Walk Ministries is doing a great series on “101 Lies Taught In The Church Every Sunday”. A bit of an unfortunate title as it sounds like a series done by a fundamentalistic heresy hunter, but it’s actually not. It’s really all about grace and doctrines and beliefs related to grace. They’re …

Ted Haggard and We the Imperfect (Part 2 of 2)

More than once I have visited with pastors who have spent hours immersed in pornography and then gone on to preach their most “spirit-filled” sermons against immorality a day or two later. It’s a disconnect that boggles the rational mind. (Gordon MacDonald, The Haggard Truth) How could one of the most prominent and respected evangelical …

Ted Haggard and We the Imperfect (Part 1 of 2)

Ted’s a sinner, a deceiver and a liar, so he acknowledges. As a progressive evangelical who disagrees strenuously with most evangelicals (right-wing or otherwise) who constantly condemn homosexuality and homosexuals, I have every reason to dislike Ted. He’s one of the most prominent evangelical leaders against homosexuality.* And yet, while I could be happy with …