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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

The Appeal & Danger of Celebrity Culture in the Church

Francis Chan stepped down a number of years ago from the church he had pastored for seventeen years in California. His reason? He stated that in the hallways of the church, he heard his name being echoed more than discussions... Continue Reading →

The Church, Technology, & Pastoring During COVID-19: Introducing Jay Kim

I had the great honor of asking Jay Kim a few questions about his latest book Analog Church (foreword by Scot McKnight) which I highly recommend. We talk about the nature and calling of the church, navigating through a hyper-technological and... Continue Reading →

Paul and Conflict Management?

Edited by Scot McKnight and Greg Mamula, Conflict Management and the Apostle Paul undertakes the task of painting a clear picture of what Paul thinks about conflict and reconciliation. This collection of essays by various scholars aims to put flesh and... Continue Reading →

Scot McKnight, The Modern State of Pastoring, and The Apostle Paul

What makes a pastor a pastor? What is the New Testament vision for the pastorate vis-à-vis modern conceptions? New Testament scholar and prolific author Scot McKnight attempts to answer such questions and more in his latest release, Pastor Paul: Cultivating... 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 →

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

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