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Overthinking Christian

Our scope here is to rattle evangelical norms that threaten biblical norms (as well as pretend we are smarter and more "spiritual" than we actually are).

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A Response to #ReOpenChurch By Michael J. Gorman

Michael J. Gorman, a respected New Testament scholar, recently responded to churches wanting to reopen after President Trump announced his classification of houses of worship as essential. Below is Gorman's post followed by a short interview. [Gorman] A Brief Biblical... Continue Reading →

What Should Christians Prioritize During “the Worst Pandemic in Modern History?” (An Interview with Eugen Bold)

On May 2nd, 2020, six Romanian evangelical churches in the Chicago area informed the public and their governor of their decision to begin holding services with about 100 congregants per service (the current state-mandated limit is 10). Six pastors stated... Continue Reading →

Paul and the Language of Faith: an Interview with Nijay Gupta

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Nijay K. Gupta, a prolific author and respected New Testament scholar, a few questions about his latest release, Paul and the Language of Faith (foreword by James Dunn). Dealing with whether or... Continue Reading →

Approaching Paul’s Letters: A Conversation with Lynn Cohick

I had the great honor of asking Lynn H. Cohick, a renowned expert on Paul, a few questions about Paul’s letters (namely Philippians and Ephesians). The author of a Philippians commentary as well as a commentary on Ephesians, Dr. Cohick... Continue Reading →

Philippians For Today: a Conversation with Stephen Fowl

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Stephen Fowl a few questions about Paul's letters to the Philippians. The author of a commentary on Philippians (which I heartily recommend!) as well as Ephesians, Dr. Fowl is proffesor of theology at Layola... Continue Reading →

Is Paul Against Women in Leadership? A Conversation with Lucy Peppiatt

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Lucy Peppiatt (PhD, University of Otago) a few questions about women in ministry and leadership roles. Principal of Westminster Theological Centre where she also lectures in Systematic Theology, Dr. Peppiatt is the... Continue Reading →

Philippians For Today: a Conversation with Joe Hellerman

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Joe Hellerman (PhD, University of California) a few questions about the letter to Philippians and its relevance for today. An authority on New Testament (NT) studies, Dr. Hellerman is the author of... Continue Reading →

‘Does the Old Testament Portray a God of Wrath?’ A Conversation with Ed Gallagher

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Ed Gallagher (Associate Professor of Christian Scripture, Heritage Christian University) a few questions regarding the role of the Old Testament (OT) in the lives of believers. My questions are in bold.  ... Continue Reading →

Kent Yinger on the New Perspective on Paul (interview)

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Kent Yinger (Retired Professor of New Testament, Portland Seminary of Georgefox) a few questions regarding the New Perspective on Paul (NPP). Dr. Yinger is the author of The New Perspective on Paul: An... Continue Reading →

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