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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).

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 →

Paul: Apostle of Christ (movie review)

[By Alex Pascal] Paul: Apostle of Christ (2018) is based on how the New Testament book of Acts came to be. The film focuses on the relationship between Paul and Luke (Jim Caveziel playing Luke), Luke and the Christians in... 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 →

Does Romans 13 Teach Us to Obey the Government?

Recently Jeff Sessions made headlines when he brought Romans 13 into the discussion of the zero tolerance policy, immigration in America currently being an extremely hot issue. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-hV67w6oYA Evangelical responses to Session's use of Romans 13 vary, but seem to... Continue Reading →

John Mark Comer on “Progressive Theology” (video)

It's becoming increasingly clear that within the American church there is a growing fascination with "progressive theology," or at least aspects of it. Names like Rachel Held Evans, or more recently Rob Bell, seem to constantly be stirring the waters... Continue Reading →

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