Joseph Phelps

Joseph Phelps

Joseph Phelps is pastor of Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky.

An encounter with a soon-to-be murderer is a reminder of connections.

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:21

A case for hopefulness

Look for the sacred trajectory. It’s there.

I learned my lesson from a traffic citation, but not the one intended.

Why would we reduce faith to a decision stumbled upon by being suckered in by the chance of winning a gun?

In the recent evolution-creationist debate, who was there to defend the Bible, which didn’t volunteer to be a punching bag in this fight?

Friday, 08 November 2013 10:39

Keep the gov'mint in our bizness

Do opponents of “big government” really believe that if taxes were returned to the taxpayers they would be funneled miraculously to private agencies to address social needs?

Friday, 06 September 2013 12:04

Jesus’ pacifism is not passive

Americans like Jesus’ teachings when we go to the movies, but not when we go to war.

Monday, 24 June 2013 10:32

‘Ex-gay’ apology long overdue

Exodus International’s closing comes too late for some.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 13:28

God too big for one religion

Must other religions be wrong in order for Christianity to be right?

It seems appropriate that the [Baptist] Conference on Sexuality and Covenant met in Atlanta, home of columnist Lewis Grizzard, author of Shoot Low, Boys: They’re Ridin’ Shetland Ponies.