an irenicon http://www.anirenicon.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:39:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 My Life With Night Terrors, Demons, And “Alice In Wonderland Syndrome” http://www.anirenicon.com/my-life-with-night-terrors-demons-and-alice-in-wonderland-syndrome/ http://www.anirenicon.com/my-life-with-night-terrors-demons-and-alice-in-wonderland-syndrome/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:33:27 +0000 http://anirenicon.com/?p=6578 “But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad....

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Why We Love The Rapture http://www.anirenicon.com/why-we-love-the-rapture/ http://www.anirenicon.com/why-we-love-the-rapture/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:13:40 +0000 http://anirenicon.com/?p=6523 “I know you all want answers, and believe me, so do I.“ - Captain Rayford Steele, Left Behind 2014. I was a child of the late...

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The Cure For “Racial Tensions?” http://www.anirenicon.com/the-cure-for-racial-tensions/ http://www.anirenicon.com/the-cure-for-racial-tensions/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:17:11 +0000 http://anirenicon.com/?p=6479 Answers in Genesis emailed me ten days ago. They claimed to have found the cure for “racial tensions” (and yes, they used quotation marks). “Racial tensions”...

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The Spirit Doesn’t Protect You From Stupidity http://www.anirenicon.com/the-spirit-doesnt-protect-you-from-stupidity/ http://www.anirenicon.com/the-spirit-doesnt-protect-you-from-stupidity/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:38:36 +0000 http://anirenicon.com/?p=6411 If there is one thing the book of Judges teaches, it’s this:  God’s Spirit doesn’t prevent you from doing something stupid. Which turns out to be...

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The Christian community validates Jesus’ legitimacy (or at least it should) http://www.anirenicon.com/the-christian-community-validates-jesus-legitimacy-or-at-least-it-should/ http://www.anirenicon.com/the-christian-community-validates-jesus-legitimacy-or-at-least-it-should/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:04:36 +0000 http://anirenicon.com/?p=6370 This is the transcription of a sermon that I preached at Elk Grove Congregational Church on 6/29/14. It is, in fact, the first transcript I’ve ever shared...

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Let’s Make A New Testament Law Code! http://www.anirenicon.com/lets-make-a-new-testament-law-code/ http://www.anirenicon.com/lets-make-a-new-testament-law-code/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:26:00 +0000 http://anirenicon.wordpress.com/?p=6329 Out with the Old and in with the New, let’s figure this stuff out; those who are in, those who are out. Preachers and theologians...

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Leaving Behind Left Behind Theology http://www.anirenicon.com/leaving-behind-left-behind-theology/ http://www.anirenicon.com/leaving-behind-left-behind-theology/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:00:07 +0000 http://anirenicon.com/?p=6255 Nicolas Cage is slated to one-up Kirk Cameron in the latest Left Behind movie this October. The movie is based on a novel based on a...

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Call it Complementarianism all you want, but this is what it looks like. http://www.anirenicon.com/call-it-complementarianism-all-you-want-but-this-is-what-it-looks-like/ http://www.anirenicon.com/call-it-complementarianism-all-you-want-but-this-is-what-it-looks-like/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:03:23 +0000 http://anirenicon.com/?p=6239   despot[Complementarian]ism: a form of government in which a single entity, individual or group rules with absolute power.

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Remembering Differently: Memorial Day http://www.anirenicon.com/remembering-differently-memorial-day/ http://www.anirenicon.com/remembering-differently-memorial-day/#comments Mon, 26 May 2014 19:11:10 +0000 http://anirenicon.wordpress.com/?p=6210 If my Facebook newsfeed is any indication, Americans do not approach Memorial Day in a uniform way. Some Americans barbecue, party, and celebrate their day...

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“God Isn’t A Man, But He’s Male?” http://www.anirenicon.com/god-isnt-a-man-but-hes-male/ http://www.anirenicon.com/god-isnt-a-man-but-hes-male/#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 02:32:41 +0000 http://anirenicon.com/?p=6182 Someone at the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood recently read an article that Rachel Held Evans wrote back in 2012. In it, Evans referred to God...

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