Of Zombies, Hearing God, Paul Emerson, and Anabaptist Eyeglasses

Last week, I wrote probably the most controversial thing I’ve ever written. I told the story of visiting a church, and realizing that the pastor was preaching a dead sermon. I said that he was a zombie—a walking dead man—and Read More …

Report: Live Man Goes to Zombie Church, and Learns a Lesson

As the pastor preached his sermon, I felt as though something was wrong. But I couldn’t pinpoint it. For the most part, everything he said was accurate, nothing that I could say was heresy or falsehood. And yet, the pastor seemed to be going on and on without really saying anything.

And then God showed me the answer: he was a zombie preacher. Read More …

So What’s Wrong with Conservatism?

One of my last articles was a definition of conservatism. I received some heat for that article on social media. Well, if you didn’t like that article, I’m going to warn you up front that this article is likely to Read More …

“The Voice of Papa is the Voice of God”, Part 2: Pastors

In the first part of this series, we looked at how Bill Gothard taught that “the voice of Papa is the voice of God”—that God communicated His will to those under authority via their authorities. In the first article, we Read More …