Tag Archives: Eric Carpenter

Stranger in a Strange Church Land | A Pilgrim’s Progress

Stranger in a Strange Land is a 1961 science fiction novel by American author Robert Heinlein. It tells the story of Valentine Michael Smith, a human who comes to earth in early adulthood after being born on the planet Mars … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons I’m Hopeful for the Church | A Pilgrim’s Progress

A change in calendar year means lots of essays, opinion pieces, and articles focusing on both the past and the future. In this post I’ll offer my own look at things. Specifically, I’m suggesting ten factors that make me hopeful … Continue reading

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Theologians Off the Rails Again… | A Pilgrim’s Progress

In a recent blog post Arthur Sido asked an excellent question: “What is it about ecclesiology that makes otherwise sound theologians go off the rails?” I had been thinking about that question quite a bit this week when a magazine … Continue reading

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Church Simply: An Introduction | A Pilgrim’s Progress

I love Jesus Christ and his church. Since you are reading this blog my guess is that you do, too. We all want to see the church thrive, making a significant difference in this world. We desire to see a … Continue reading

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