Me, Jack and The Devil

So, Jack Chick died last week. You may not know who he was and, if that’s true, you should probably count yourself lucky. If you are that fortunate, let me give a little background. Chick was a cartoonist and publisher best known something called “Chick tracts”: tiny, little fundamentalist/evangelical comic books that attempted to scare people […]

Was Jesus a Racist?

Yesterday, I read a most interesting blog post. In it, David Henson said that Jesus made a racist comment. He was speaking of a story related by Mark 7:24-29 (also related in Matthew 15:21-28), where Jesus told the Syro-Phoenician woman “The children have to be fed first. It isn’t right to take the children’s bread and toss […]