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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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Discipleship

Guardrails, by Alan Briggs (book review)

Director of Frontline Church Planting (located in Colorado) as well as a pastor at Vanguard Church (Colorado Springs), Alan Briggs offers an interesting read on church planting and discipleship. Guardrails: Six Principles for a Multiplying Church (NavPress, 2016) proves to... Continue Reading →

Go, by Preston Sprinkle (book review)

With wit and clarity, in his new release Go: Returning Discipleship to the Front Lines of Faith (NavPress, 2016) Preston Sprinkle argues that we have lost touch with what Biblical discipleship is all about. Vice President at Eternity Bible College (Boise Campus)... 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 →

Scot McKnight, “If You Tweak a Weak Gospel You Still Have a Weak Gospel,” (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6GyjaDhcac Above is a promo for a book that I am finishing up titled "The King Jesus Gospel: the original good news revisited" by accomplished New Testament scholar Scot McKnight. McKnight critiques the modern gospel as being one preoccupied with... Continue Reading →

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