I had the honor of asking Tremper Longman III (PhD) some questions about the delicacy and complexity of our given situation. Tremper Longman is Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies, Westmont College, as well as author of The... Continue Reading →
"What is James' response to the problem of evil? Does James 5 teach that God will always heal?" and other questions answered by Dr. Craig Blomberg.]
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 →
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 →
Write your thoughts down. Write your aspirations down. Because when you will come out of confinement, you will have them as priceless treasures. Transform isolation into a creative situation.
The Bible is clear with examples (none greater than Gethsemane) that lament is not a sign of weakness.
Evangelicals in general can be guilty of oversimplifying death as well as conflating hell with hades. This book, if read carefully, is a step in the right direction toward a more solid and robust theology of death, hades, and hell.
As with Wesley Hill’s The Lord’s Prayer (in this same series), The Apostle's Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism by Ben Meyers contains stunning and captivating visuals which aid the engaging reading. Meyers here proves to be both theologically rigorous... Continue Reading →
Both the Apostles' and the Athanasian Creeds affirm the belief that Christ "descended to the dead." Throughout the centuries, Christians have yearly reflected on Christ's descent on Holy Saturday. But is such language biblical to begin with? Did Christ enter... Continue Reading →