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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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Scot McKnight

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 →

Can We Overemphasize Community?

It's no surprise that our theologies are made up in part by Scripture, and in part by us reacting to extremes. It's also no surprise that the American church has so stressed personal salvation that evangelicalism is thought of as... Continue Reading →

Scot McKnight on The Gospel (video)

Scot McKnight shares on what the Gospel is as well as what the Gospel is not. https://youtu.be/-HdyhUQ3Krs

The Last Adam, Brandon D. Crowe (book review)

At the outset it must be said that The Last Adam (Baker, 2017) is an academic book. If you're not fond of many footnotes then this may not be for you. But if you are into academic books on the New Testament,... Continue Reading →

Does Seminary “Work?” Scot McKnight Responds

  Below is a short interview I had the honor of conducting with renowned New Testament scholar Scot McKnight (Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary), who answers four questions having to do with the pros and cons of Seminary. In bold... Continue Reading →

Rooted, Banning Liebscher (book review)

What surprised me most about this book was how it strayed from a triumphalistic theology (for triumphalism clarification click here). On the contrary Banning Liebscher proved to be consistently realistic vs. a pie in the sky theology, or a success-driven one at that.... 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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