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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).

The Latest from Matt Jacobson

Proving to be very readable in nature (as as well as very short: 128 pages), Matthew Jacobson's latest 100 Ways to Love Your Wife provides husbands with some helpful tips for marriage, namely in the style of a list of do's and dont's. The... Continue Reading →

‘Overcomer’ Movie Review

[By Linda Moldovan] Overcomer, out in theaters now, is yet another in a long line of family-friendly, overtly Christian movies that have become increasingly popular, albeit in mostly Christian circles. Written and directed by, and starring Alex Kendrick, it's a... Continue Reading →

“Gospel Allegiance” Book Review (Part II)

While my first review of Matthew Bates' latest book dealt with his Introduction and opening chapter, here I will deal with the book as a whole. Gospel Allegiance brings out important questions, many of them being questions Christians have debated for... 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 →

Gospel Allegiance, Matthew Bates (Book Review, Part 1)

In Matthew Bates' newest release Gospel Allegiance (here I will be dealing with the introduction and opening chapter), the reader is immediately alerted to a problem: by and large Christians are missing the mark as to what the gospel actually... Continue Reading →

Christianity: “The Poor Man’s Religion”

Televangelist Kenneth Copeland is now facing flack over an interview gone wrong where he is pressed about his lavish lifestyle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LtF34MrsfI Much can be said about this interaction, but I want to bring to the surface something he said at... 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 →

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