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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).

“If God is Sovereign, Why Pray?” Craig Blomberg Responds

I had the great honor of asking Craig Blomberg  (distinguished Professor of New Testament, Denver Seminary) five questions concerning God's sovereignty in relation to prayer.  Blomberg has given extensive answers to questions many Christians have great difficulty with. Below is... Continue Reading →

Evolution vs. Faith: Calling A Truce? (Book Review)

  With contributions by pastors, scholars, philosophers, and scientists alike, How I Changed My Mind about Evolution (IVP Academic, 2016) revoked a certain memory from my early elementary days. I recall a bus ride in which me and another second-grader debated... Continue Reading →

Scot McKnight on The Gospel (video)

Scot McKnight shares on what the Gospel is as well as what the Gospel is not. https://youtu.be/-HdyhUQ3Krs

‘The Gospel According to Paul’ According to John MacArthur (book review)

John MacArthur continues to astound me. Maintaining an audience from those in many denominations, having the gift of writing clearly, and possessing an unyielding determination to convey the truth of Scripture, a book on Paul (from him) sounds like something... Continue Reading →

The Last Adam, Brandon D. Crowe (book review)

At the outset it must be said that The Last Adam (Baker, 2017) is an academic book. If you're not fond of many footnotes then this may not be for you. But if you are into academic books on the New Testament,... Continue Reading →

How Some Christians View the Bible (video)

Below you will find a video that needs to be streamed in the West in our churches, Bible studies, seminaries, ect. A video that makes me feel guilty for what I have but don't value: God's very words. Please take... Continue Reading →

Is There “Hope for the Same-Sex Attracted?” An Assessment on Ron Citlau’s new release

Ron Citlau is a pastor, married to a woman, and is same-sex attracted. He cares for what the Bible says. He knows real struggles. And yet he knows real victory. All this and more is what Hope for the Same-Sex Attracted (Bethany... Continue Reading →

Antichrist: Literal or Figurative? And other questions: An Interview with Jason Maston

I recently had the privilege of interviewing New Testament scholar Jason Maston (Assistant Professor of Theology, Houston Baptist University) concerning the End of Time and how we should approach the apocalyptic texts of the New Testament. Enjoy! Concerning the “end of times” (eschatology)... Continue Reading →

Can Revelation be Understood? Michael J. Gorman Responds

I had the great honor of conducting an interview with respected New Testament scholar Michael J. Gorman, concerning the book of Revelation. Dr. Michael J. Gorman is an authority on Pauline literature, and is the author of Reading Revelation Responsibly. Enjoy!... Continue Reading →

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