Field Arms Training Simulator and Guns in Schools

With recent school shootings, both in Marshall County and Florida, several have called for select teachers to be armed in schools to better protect the student body. Even Kentucky lawmakers are sponsoring a bill to this end (here). While this may be a good move, it can also be hazardous. Last Tuesday I was with … Continue reading Field Arms Training Simulator and Guns in Schools

Complain, Cry Out, Let God Hear

Most of us have always been taught to put on a brave face. We’re told that we ought not distress others by our grief, but be their sources of strength. If we shall grieve, let us do it privately. We’ve very much inherited the Edwardian notion of the British stiff upper lip when heartbreak comes … Continue reading Complain, Cry Out, Let God Hear

N. T. Wright Critiques David Bentley Hart’s New Testament Translation, and Hart Replies to Wright’s Assessment

One of very items I wrote about in my Start2Finish column yesterday was about many preachers within churches of Christ loving Wright's theology. You can read that post here. As it so happens, one of my other favorite theologians, David Bentley Hart, recently produced his own translation of the New Testament published by Yale University … Continue reading N. T. Wright Critiques David Bentley Hart’s New Testament Translation, and Hart Replies to Wright’s Assessment