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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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Theology

Approaching the Book of Job: a Conversation with Kyle Dunham

  I had the honor of asking Dr. Kyle C. Dunham (author of The Pious Sage in Job) a few questions regarding the book of Job, and how Christians and modern laypeople can best understand this ancient text.¬†My questions are... Continue Reading →

Jon Laansma: How Are Christians to Approach the Sabbath?

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Jon C. Laansma (Professor of Classical Languages and New Testament, Gerald F. Hawthorne Chair of New Testament Greek and Exegesis, Wheaton) a few questions about Christians and the Sabbath. Enjoy! As Christians... Continue Reading →

Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God, Brian Zahnd (book review)

The question of there being discontinuity between the Old Testament (OT) and the New Testament (NT) is an important one, and is not at all a new discussion. Certain questions plague many Christians, such as the following: Does the OT... Continue Reading →

Have You Heard? A Free Resource on the Greek Text of Galatians!

I was honored to have been part of a freshly released textbook on the Greek of Galatians,¬†Intermediate Biblical Greek Reader: Galatians and Related Texts. Edited by Dr. Nijay K. Gupta and Jonah M. Sanford, the goal of this undertaking was... Continue Reading →

“I Am Not Ashamed of The Gospel” in Historical Context

Growing up in the church, I would hear Paul's words in Romans 1:16 ("I am not ashamed of the gospel") quite often. This verse at times was used as a sort of tool to guilt-trip congregants who didn't prefer sharing... Continue Reading →

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