When You Feel Like God Has Called the Wrong Number

“I’m sorry. I’ve called the wrong number.” We’ve all either said that, or had it said to us. In Acts 7, Stephen is preaching to the religious leaders of the time by reminding them of how God has worked throughout history. When he gets to the life of Moses he says, “Then the Lord said … Continue reading When You Feel Like God Has Called the Wrong Number

The Deconstruction of the Christian Faith

The Deconstruction of the Christian Faith Nick Watts, August 2022   Preface The topic about which I'm writing is actually nothing new, certainly not unique to modern times.  Jesus, himself, told his disciples two millennia ago, "I have told you these things so that you won’t abandon your faith." I try to always document and … Continue reading The Deconstruction of the Christian Faith

The Width and Depth of Scripture

Recently, I was humbled by the story of Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee. I was humbled for the following reason:  I've read the Bible through, cover to cover, many times.  In various translations.  Additionally, I've "camped out" in particular books and/or passages for months at a time.  Finally, I've carefully studied … Continue reading The Width and Depth of Scripture

Sexual Abuse & the Southern Baptist Convention

Evil is never so evil as when done in the name of religion. It's "a reality far more evil and systemic than I imagined it could be...a true horror." - Russell Moore You can read about it in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Houston Chronicle, or Yahoo! News.  It's everywhere for the … Continue reading Sexual Abuse & the Southern Baptist Convention