Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

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The Bible for Normal People

Jesus wants you to be doctrinally inconsistent–more from Oswald Chambers

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

It’s been a while since I passed on an Oswald Chambers quote from my rector, Father Dave Robinson of  St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. He’s been slacking but I forgive him (because Jesus says […]

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pastors, burnout, failure, and shame (interview with J. R. Briggs)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is an interview with J. R. Briggs, author of Fail: Finding Hope and Grace in the Midst of Ministry Failure (see also here). Briggs serves as Cultutral Cultivator for The […]

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most pastors are failures–and it’s OK to talk about it

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

My friend and Lansdale neighbor J. R. Briggs has just published his latest book Fail: Finding Hope and Grace in the Midst of Ministry Failure. Failure is common among pastors, […]

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Tullian Tchividjian, The Gospel Coalition, and a (rather obvious) theology problem

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Over the last few days, a public airing of differences is taking place between members of The Gospel Coalition (TGC). (The two key posts seem to be here and here, for those interested.) Apparently, one […]

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people are such absolute jerks (and so can you)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is an interview with Dr. Chuck DeGroat about his latest book Toughest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life (Including […]

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The Bible for Normal People

another juicy quote from Oswald Chambers: “we are not asked to believe the Bible.”

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Here is another quote from Oswald Chambers sent to me by my rector, Father Dave Robinson of  St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. Apparently he seems to have a lot of time on his hands, […]

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