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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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Cultural Christianity

Do We Read The Bible Like Thomas Jefferson?

One of the founding fathers of America, Thomas Jefferson, is infamous for taking a pair of scissors and cutting out certain Bible passages. He did so especially with the miracles of Jesus since they went against Jefferson's enlightenment worldview. While... 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 →

Kingship and Worship: A Lesson This Palm Sunday

If your churches are anything like the churches I grew up in, there will be a whole lot of palm leaves this Sunday being waved by (loud) singing children. There will be a tone of celebration and jubilee as worship... Continue Reading →

Biblical Illiteracy: What’s The Big Deal? Kevin Vanhoozer Responds

    I had the honor of conducting an interview with well-known and respected Theologian Kevin J Vanhoozer (Research Professor of Systematic Theology, Trinity Evangelical, Illinois) regarding if Biblical Illiteracy is indeed a problem in our churches. As his work... Continue Reading →

“If God isn’t anti-earth or anti-culture, then why are we?” Keith Green and Reflections on the Incarnation (Video Included)

This Christmas season I studied John 1, falling in love with John's simplistic and creative depiction of a God who becomes (hu)man. Here we encounter a God who chooses to enter our world, engaging with our "worldly" culture (at least... Continue Reading →

The Issue of Gnosticism (part 2)

Paul and Jesus on worship While in many churches worship is thought to be solely about heaven and spiritual reality, Paul connects worship to the mundane of earthly existence: “Whatever you eat or drink do it for the glory of... Continue Reading →

The Issue of Gnosticism (part 1)

S Gnosticism is a term referring to an ancient way of thought which deemphasizes the physical (the human body, the earthly) while placing high value on the non-physical (the “spiritual” dimension). It crept into some Christian circles in primitive church... Continue Reading →

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