Slavery and the folly of biblical literalism

The next few words might come as a bit of a surprise, especially if you’ve followed the Jared-Wilson-quotes-Doug-Wilson-who-likes-slavery controversy of the last week or so. Anyway, Doug Wilson is right about something. The Bible never explicitly condemns slavery. Now, before you grab your pitchforks (which you’d be right to do if I left it there), … Continue reading Slavery and the folly of biblical literalism

Colorado burning

Yesterday, photos of smoke, ash, and devastation began to fill my Facebook feed. I have a lot of friends in Colorado Springs. I heard from one who spent the evening watching the ash descend on his house and praying it wouldn’t light. Another spent the morning watering her roof. Then came the updates from those … Continue reading Colorado burning