Inerrancy, A Parable (Appetizer)

I had just taught my Sunday morning Bible class when our campus minister approached me. “You know Stanley — he’s in pre-law at the University — don’t you?” I’m a lawyer, and so I usually meet the pre-law students who come through my church’s campus ministry. “Sure. A good kid. I little intense, I think, […]

Mercy over Sacrifice: The Missing Principle in Muscle and a Shovel

When I finished reading Michael Shank’s book Muscle and a Shovel, I was neither angry nor enthused. I was sad. The arguments, proof texts, and methods were familiar, even the attitude was somewhat familiar. I had heard it before, and I had even used very similar, if not the same, arguments myself some thirty years […]