true? Truth? not true? or just true-ish?

Originally posted on stuff that matters:
Find part 1 HERE;  Find prequel HERE (in which I come clean about my faith) Part 2 of 3 I just finished reading UnChristian, by David Kinnaman, president of the Barna group, a Christian research organization that set out to explore Christianity’s reputation today, especially among people between the…

in which I come clean about my faith…

NOTE:  This is a re-write…an update…to an article I wrote a year and a half ago.   – Mike Nash — I’m not sure what to do about God. It was really hard to write about this when I first put it out there.  At the time I felt that it would be easier toContinue reading “in which I come clean about my faith…”

Sunday thoughts #6: Good news for evangelicals!

(Note:  This is a sort of epilogue to a series…see links at the end of this article.) For a limited time only, if you act now, you can have the best of two worlds! You can retain your intellect and your capacity for logical analysis AND hold on to the truths and the beauty andContinue reading “Sunday thoughts #6: Good news for evangelicals!”

Part 3: true? Truth? not true? or just true-ish?

Find Part 1 HERE;  Find Part 2 HERE;  Find prequel HERE  (in which I come clean about my faith); Find epilogue HERE Part 3 of 3 The Bible is the story of the failings, passions, false starts and victories of a people grappling to understand God’s character and stance toward humanity. It’s a record of misperceptions and bad decisionsContinue reading “Part 3: true? Truth? not true? or just true-ish?”

Sunday thoughts #4: Beautiful words

Last Sunday, in “Sunday thoughts #3:  In which I come clean about my faith,” I came out of the closet, so to speak.   I posted it on my blog (which not very many people read) and on my secondary Facebook page, called “stuff that matters,” so that few people would actually read it.  Continue reading “Sunday thoughts #4: Beautiful words”

true? Truth? not true? or just true-ish?

Find part 1 HERE;  Find prequel HERE (in which I come clean about my faith) Part 2 of 3 I just finished reading UnChristian, by David Kinnaman, president of the Barna group, a Christian research organization that set out to explore Christianity’s reputation today, especially among people between the ages of 16 and 29.   EveryContinue reading “true? Truth? not true? or just true-ish?”

true? Truth? not true? or just true-ish? (part 1)

Part 1 of 3 I was discussing politics this morning with a conservative Christian in my town, and he accused me of “not believing in Absolute Truth.”  (He’s quite unhappy with me on account of my support of President Obama.)   Actually, he didn’t directly accuse me – he said, “Well, I still believe inContinue reading “true? Truth? not true? or just true-ish? (part 1)”

Sunday thoughts #3: In which I come clean about my faith

I’m not sure what to do about God. I’m scared to death to write about this.   It would be easier to admit that I’m an alcoholic, or that I like to wear women’s shoes.  (I’m not and I don’t.)   I live in a small town full of Christians, and I’ve been part of theContinue reading “Sunday thoughts #3: In which I come clean about my faith”