Dan Kent Can Write

To Judge or Not to Judge? Seeking God Among the Pigs and the Dogs (Matthew 7:6)

November 10, 2022

Jesus kicks off Matthew 7 with a firm warning about the dangers of judgement, then follows this up by mocking those who judge the speck of dust in the eyes…

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A Writer’s Venn for Writing-Zen

June 18, 2022

Let me share with you the nature of my toil. I’ve got all this stuff in my head that I believe you would enjoy having in your head. That’s why…

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The ONLY Truly Creative Thing We Can Do

June 4, 2022

I daydream often. Lately, in my fog of contemplation, I’ve pondered a question about creativity: Can a person truly be creative? So far I keep coming back to the same…

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What “Man Gave Names to All the Animals” REALLY Means

June 4, 2022

“So the man named all the animals, the birds of the air, and the living creatures of the field.” Genesis 2:20 In the fog of our over-Googled, ‘Hey Siri,’ information-obsessed…

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The Universe is a Crime Scene

May 31, 2022

I’m conflicted. Most scientists tingle with suspicion at any hypothesis about the natural world that even vaguely smells like “intelligent design.” I don’t blame them! Christian thinkers have historically embarrassed…

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15 Reasons Open Theism is TRUE (a reply to Andrew Wilson)

May 20, 2022

Recently, Andrew Wilson shared an impressive critique of open theism called: “Responding To Open Theism In Fourteen Words.” Andrew’s article didn’t persuade me, but it did challenge me (seriously!). Below…

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Must I Become Less?

May 20, 2022

Have you ever proclaimed a theological belief loudly and publicly only to have the Bible seem to proclaim the exact opposite? In 2019 Fortress Press published my book Confident Humility.…

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Was Jesus “Crazy”?

May 20, 2022

“Do you believe I’m the messiah,” the man asked, his voice part tenor, part nasal-congestion. He rubbed his robe collar between his thumb and index finger. This detail sticks in…

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Work-Life Balance is a Lie

May 20, 2022

I swear, I see a new viral article about work-life balance on the internet every day. It’s fine, I guess. Yes, don’t be a workaholic. Yes, enjoy life. The problem…

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Why I Created Fruitless Verses

May 29, 2021

I created @fruitlessVerses because I was getting annoyed at the perpetual deluge of “inspirational verses,” plastered on beautiful pictures, constantly bombarding our eyeballs all across the social media empire. Believe…

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