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Software Developer, part-time pastor, and I raise chickens. Who can't love a chicken?

For Christianity.stackexchange.com, my religious background:

  • Grew up in a Protestant, evangelical, nondenominational "Bible Church" (-1990)
  • earned a M.Div at a Baptist Seminary (2008) and pastored a very small Baptist church (2004 - 2008)
  • Served in an Episcopal Church, and yes I did that site. (2008 - 2013)
  • Back to a Baptist church that has a true passion for breaking down the barriers of church so as to focus on the original mission of the church - namely to bring Jesus to a dying world.

Dec
1
comment What happens if the Cardinals who voted against the Pope get stuck with a Pope they don't like?
Your last sentence doesn't really fit with your question. If you remove it, do you still care about the answer? (The answer is "yes" btw)
Nov
30
reviewed Reviewed What time is the “sixth hour” in John 4?
Nov
29
awarded  Yearling
Nov
29
reviewed Reviewed Meaning of the parable in Luke 17:7-10
Nov
28
comment Why was Aaron not allowed into the promised land?
Sometimes I wonder if people realize how funny scripture is. :). Yeah- that was Aaron's excuse, and it was meant in jest.
Nov
28
reviewed Leave Open Is Satan's doom settled, or could he still get a reprieve from God?
Nov
28
reviewed No Action Needed Confessional Lutheranism: How does Unlimited Atonement work?
Nov
28
reviewed Reviewed According to Calvinism, why does God give mercy to some and not to others?
Nov
28
reviewed Reviewed How are the Calvinist, Arminian and Lutheran conceptions of Total Depravity different?
Nov
27
reviewed Reviewed How does Absalom's death foreshadow Christ?
Nov
27
reviewed No Action Needed Couldn't it be dangerous to pray to Jesus if he may be a man?
Nov
27
reviewed Leave Open What is considered to be free choice in the context of “choosing to go to hell”?
Nov
27
reviewed Leave Open Are Christ's Words in the Gospels part of the Old Covenant or the New?
Nov
27
comment Why was Aaron not allowed into the promised land?
He didn't make any golden calf. He just threw a bunch of gold into the fire, and it lept out of its own accord!
Nov
27
comment Did Jesus visit the temple before the wise men came?
The moment you referenced John Shelby Spong, I stopped reading. The man doesn't even believe Jesus rose from the dead. I have no respect for the source, because I know his agenda. Interestingly Raymond Brown whom you quote next would agree.
Nov
26
comment If Jesus was sinless then why was he baptized?
I love a solidly biblical answer. I was about to post this verse if you hadn't. Asks the same question and answers it succintly.
Nov
26
comment Is theodicy considered an open problem or a solved one, according to catholicism?
The scoping is irrelevant here. The question is built on a fundamentally flawed premise. That said, if it is valid to answer a flawed premise question, I've attempted to do so. I think it adds light.
Nov
26
revised Is theodicy considered an open problem or a solved one, according to catholicism?
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Nov
26
revised Is theodicy considered an open problem or a solved one, according to catholicism?
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Nov
26
answered Did Jesus visit the temple before the wise men came?