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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

Michael F. Bird: Paul, the Gospel & Human Suffering (interview)

Michael F. Bird was kind enough to answer some of my questions on the essence of the gospel and modern perceptions of the good news about Jesus. (See here for the first interview in this series with Darrell Bock.) Michael... Continue Reading →

Daron George on the Black Experience in America & How The Church Should Respond (an interview)

  My friend Daron George was kind enough to answer some questions regarding the black experience in America and how the church (particularly white evangelicals) should respond. Associate and Student Ministries Pastor at Orlando North (Altamonte Springs, Florida), Daron's passion... Continue Reading →

Pastoring During a Pandemic: a Conversation with Tim Stobbe

My friend and colleague, pastor Tim Stobbe (senior pastor, WayPoint Church, WA) was kind enough to answer some questions related to his experience of pastoring during the lock-down, how it affected him and his congregation. Tim has been a pastor... Continue Reading →

“What is the Gospel? Have we Misunderstood it?” A Conversation with Darrell Bock

I had the honor of asking respected scholar and prolific author Dr. Darrell Bock a few questions about what the good news is and isn't. Having authored over forty books (including numerous commentaries), Bock is the author of the soon-to-be... Continue Reading →

“Black Lives Matter or All Lives Matter?” Sharing God’s Truth In Troubled Times (Joe Hellerman)

What does the Bible have to say about the "Black Lives Matter" and "All Lives Matter" Debate?

Tremper Longman: Christian Rights & Why Language of “Reopening” is Unhelpful (an interview)

I had the honor of asking Tremper Longman III (PhD) some questions about the delicacy and complexity of our given situation. Tremper Longman is Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies, Westmont College, as well as author of The... Continue Reading →

A Response to #ReOpenChurch By Michael J. Gorman

Michael J. Gorman, a respected New Testament scholar, recently responded to churches wanting to reopen after President Trump announced his classification of houses of worship as essential. Below is Gorman's post followed by a short interview. [Gorman] A Brief Biblical... Continue Reading →

What Should Christians Prioritize During “the Worst Pandemic in Modern History?” (An Interview with Eugen Bold)

On May 2nd, 2020, six Romanian evangelical churches in the Chicago area informed the public and their governor of their decision to begin holding services with about 100 congregants per service (the current state-mandated limit is 10). Six pastors stated... Continue Reading →

Richard Wurmbrand, Loneliness, and Creativity in Isolation

Write your thoughts down. Write your aspirations down. Because when you will come out of confinement, you will have them as priceless treasures. Transform isolation into a creative situation.

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