Category Archives: General

Spiritual Abuse

A new episode of “Untangled” is finally up! Loren and David discuss an article by Jonathan Hollingsworth titled, “What Not to Say to Someone Who Has Been Hurt by Church.” When church is mutated from being who we are to … Continue reading

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Arrogant Evangelicals

A new episode of Untangled is up! Loren and David discuss the odd and troubling phenomena that presidential candidate Donald Trump is resonating with 20 to 30 percent of Evangelical Christians. A recent article exposes why this is probably the … Continue reading

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Living Loved

A new episode of Untangled is up! When things aren’t going “our way” it’s easy to feel like God let us down. But as Loren’s guest, Richard Broadbent points out, God’s goal is not our moment by moment happiness. Rather, … Continue reading

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Loving ISIS

Saul of Tarsus was a passionate defender of what he believed was the word of God. As a Pharisee, he was found blameless according to the righteousness found in the Law. According to Saul’s understanding, the God of the Torah … Continue reading

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You Will Have Trouble

A new episode of Untangled is up! Loren sharing about his difficult week due to tensions in relationships and dealing with his own humanity sparks a good conversation with David about the troubles we face in this world. Jesus did … Continue reading

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Suffering: The Unwelcome Message in Western Christianity

I recently read about a Christian man who was criticized by co-workers for his liberal way of thinking, so he was forced to defend his right to share the gospel. One time they even sent spies to check out his … Continue reading

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Child Like

FINALLY! A new episode of Untangled is up! We often are reminded of Jesus’ words to be like children in order to enter the kingdom of heaven. People have used that scripture to come against Bible scholarship or to perpetuate … Continue reading

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Prince of Peace

A new episode of Untangled is finally up!  In what is probably Loren’s most controversial podcast, he examines the two faced god of love and hate, peace and violence that is embraced by American evangelical Christianity and contrasts that with … Continue reading

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Taking it to the Extreme

Why is it when I state I don’t believe a particular way some Christians automatically assume I believe the opposite extreme? They assume I’ve thrown the baby out with the bath water. Here are some examples. “You don’t believe in … Continue reading

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Entertaining Angels

It was Thursday and I had a list of errands to run for my wife that needed doing before late afternoon when I had other commitments. So I tackled my online work early, made a considerable dent by 1:30 and … Continue reading

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