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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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Ten Problems Plaguing Modern Christianity

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 →

Are We Wrong About Sin? Death? My Thoughts on “Between Two Trees”

  If there is anything within evangelicalism that has been watered down or oversimplified in the name of convenience, it is the Fall. And yet, if there is anything that is central to Christianity proper, it is a proper understanding... Continue Reading →

My Thoughts on Romans Disarmed

I was excited to receive my copy of Romans Disarmed, although I did not recognize the authors, Sylvia Keesmaat and Brian Walsh, both Bible professors. The design alone is outstanding. Romans, a very complicated document, has suffered much at the hands... Continue Reading →

Approaching Paul’s Letters: A Conversation with Lynn Cohick

I had the great honor of asking Lynn H. Cohick, a renowned expert on Paul, a few questions about Paul’s letters (namely Philippians and Ephesians). The author of a Philippians commentary as well as a commentary on Ephesians, Dr. Cohick... Continue Reading →

“Gospel Allegiance” Book Review (Part II)

While my first review of Matthew Bates' latest book dealt with his Introduction and opening chapter, here I will deal with the book as a whole. Gospel Allegiance brings out important questions, many of them being questions Christians have debated for... Continue Reading →

Philippians For Today: a Conversation with Stephen Fowl

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Stephen Fowl a few questions about Paul's letters to the Philippians. The author of a commentary on Philippians (which I heartily recommend!) as well as Ephesians, Dr. Fowl is proffesor of theology at Layola... Continue Reading →

Gospel Allegiance, Matthew Bates (Book Review, Part 1)

In Matthew Bates' newest release Gospel Allegiance (here I will be dealing with the introduction and opening chapter), the reader is immediately alerted to a problem: by and large Christians are missing the mark as to what the gospel actually... Continue Reading →

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