New Article in Modern Reformation

I have a new article out in the November-December issue of Modern Reformation. It’s entitled “American Idol, American Culture, the Christian Church, and Your Bible Study.” I explore the impact on the church of the Western cultural forces of “authenticity and disintermediation”—forces you can see in places from reality TV to YouTube.

Can I Smoke Pot? Live Interview Wednesday, Sep 14 at 11:05 Eastern

pot-draft-cover4-minTomorrow (Wednesday), Sep 14, from 11:05–11:30 a.m. Eastern, I’ll be on Kevin Boling’s live, call-in radio show talking about the new book I co-authored with my friend Tom Breeden, Can I Smoke Pot? Marijuana in Light of Scripture.

I’ve been surprised to see how much interest this little book has generated. It’s meant to be fairly introductory, the kind of thing you could give to any Christian interested in or struggling with this topic.