Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Christian Faith & Life

Don't Silence Jen Hatmaker

The Power of Stories: How Jen Hatmaker is Changing Minds About the Bible

By Jared Byas, M.A.

We tell our story to connect to anyone who feels they are no longer welcome in their church community, a house they helped build through tears, laughter, prayer, confession, breaking of bread, and week after week of showing up to serve. We want to tell a broader story that says “You belong.”

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Hold Your Beliefs Lightly

Remember to Hold Your Beliefs Lightly: The Bible Says So

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The Old Testament models an intentionally innovative, adaptive, and contemporizing theological dynamic—a recasting of the past to speak to the changing present and for a vision for the future.

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Yeah, But Where Are the Boundaries?

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

If you are someone who has the same question about where the boundaries are now that the landscape looks different, perhaps answering that question should not be priority one.

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4 Things about Western Christianity that Screwed Me Up (But It’s Never too late to Work on It)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The thing is, I’m getting bored. But I’m not blaming anyone. It’s more about gaining insight, seeing more clearly the lay of the land, and proceeding forward with that understanding and owning it rather than being oblivious to it.

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The Hardest Thing for Me about What I Do

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Over-the-top negativity isn’t the hard part. What’s hard is losing friends, a community, a sense of belonging, a shared narrative.

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"If there is such a God" : A Quick Lesson in Respecting Mystery

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

If there is a God….a higher power, a supreme being, who is behind all this, I feel we should just stop talking for a minute and…well…just stop talking for a minute.

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