Grace stupefies

I received in the mail yesterday a hard copy of the new Credenda agenda (Spring/Summer 2011). This is a salvation that brings us to the Father.  We are taught to pray to our Father, in Heaven.  Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life, but we never forget He is the way to the Father.  We are ushered into […]

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Corvette Cruisin’ in S.E. Idaho

Yesterday, my son, Joshua, got to drive both of these classics.  A ’66.  And a ’59.  

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Ex-LDS writing about Mitt Romney

Ex-LDS are already starting to publish books about Mitt Romney.  Should I as Baptist preacher publish a book about Mitt?  No, I think I will pass.  Wouldn’t writing a book about the Lord Jesus be far better for me and my LDS friends?  

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So You’re a Baptist . . . what might that mean?

Mark Noll begins the discussion with that title for his essay. So readers, after perusing my blog (for some of you – it’s been 5+ years), what kind of Baptist do you think I am? :)

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Theosis in S.E. Idaho?

In Southeastern Idaho, we talk about theosis. In Blackfoot, Idaho, Dan Cravens takes a shot in our news for seeking to connect “theosis” and Joseph Smith with the early church fathers.  But I am not convinced.  Are you?  One defender of the Judea-Christian tradition shares with you some of his thoughts  on our discussion in S.E. […]

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July 4th Highlights in Idaho Falls

There were two events yesterday that could easily bring tears to a grown man’s face:  Listening to “Amazing Grace” played by the Idaho Falls Firefighters Pipes and Drums in the morning parade. Listening to “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” just before the grand finale of the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration.  I was looking at the flag […]

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