Jared and I have always had as our goal to build a community of people who need to explore their faith without feeling the need to arrive at scripted and conventional answers. It starts today.
The paperback edition of The Sin of Certainty is coming out in just a few days—April 4, to be exact.
I’m very excited to announce the official launch of The Bible for Normal People Podcast! Pete, this is indeed exciting news—more than my wedding or birth of my child—but where can I find this podcast of yours? Thanks for asking! Those of you who prefer the Apple ecosystem can go to iTunes. You can also find the podcast at Google Play […]
The Bible for Normal People podcast is set to launch March 20. “A podcast? Really? Way to go, Einstein. Way to get in on the ground floor of a new trend.” <sarcasm> But really, why a podcast? For 30 years, answering 2 questions (if only provisionally) have been central for me for how I come […]
A small group guide for The Sin of Certainty was just made available FREE OF CHARGE by the good people at HarperOne. I know. You were thinking the book was free, but we’re not idiots. I ran through the questions and they look great. For example. Enns clearly has issues. Discuss how, if he were in the room […]
Today is the official release of The Sin of Certainty. A few bloggers have already posted reviews, and so far I am humbled and gratified by the responses. Here’s one by Dan Wilkinson at Unfundamentalist Christians, another by The Imperfect Pastor, and one more Faith Meets World. And, in the Providence of God, as my Calvinist friends would put it, […]
Well, it’s less than 2 months to go before the release of my next book The Sin of Certainty: Why God Desires Our Trust More than Our “Correct” Beliefs. Whenever I get to this stage, I feel like I need a break to recharge—but not before I took the time to sit down with myself for an […]
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As some of you know, I am in Atlanta for the annual national gathering of biblical scholars, theologians, and other similar types of dysfunctional people also known as SBL/AAR — Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion. Cities put their hat in the ring and the one that loses has to host it that year. […]