Tune Up and Play Better

“Church History Is a Beautiful Melody Imperfectly Performed… Rejecting Christianity based on the terrible performance of some Christians is like dismissing Bach after hearing my feeble attempts to play his Cello Suites. … The original message of Christ resounded through the centuries like a beautiful melody, even as many Christians failed to play in tune.” …

Bonhoeffer on Trump: A Postmortem Interview (Part 3 of 4)

Barney: Welcome back to the show, Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Author, pastor, activist, and martyr. Bonhoeffer: Thank you. Glad to be here. Barney: We left our discussion last week comparing your historical context with our hysterical one––hysterical, not in the sense of humorous, but as in bizarre, even manic. Everyday we 21st Century Americans wake up to …

Bonhoeffer on Trump: A Postmortem Interview (Part 1 of 4)

Barney: Dietrich Bonhoeffer*, it is a distinct pleasure to have you in the studio with us today. You are a hero of mine and of many around the world for your seminal theological work and sacrifice for your generation and for humanity. Bonhoeffer: My pleasure. Barney: We’ve asked you here today to seek your advice …