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Category Archives: Theology

Pastors, the Bible Is the Best Thing You’ve Got Going

Biblical illiteracy is a problem, but many Americans still appreciate the Bible.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Church Issues, Education, Reading | | 3 Comments

“13 Reasons Why” Is Deceptive and Destructive

Netflix’s new teen drama on suicide is wildly popular. I cannot overstate how destructive it is.

Also posted in Christian Living, Clear Winter Nights, Counseling, Culture / Entertainment, Missions / Evangelism, Personal, This Is Our Time | | 28 Comments

The Beauty of Spiritual Struggle

We need to revisit the assumption that struggle is bad. Otherwise, we are likely to get discouraged in the spiritual race.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Church Issues, Devotional Thoughts, Sin | | 3 Comments

Have We Lost the Soul of Evangelicalism?

Are the four pillars of evangelical identity crumbling?

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues | | 13 Comments

The Blessing of Weather That Confounds the Control-Freak

Common grace for a technologically idolatrous age.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Technology | | 6 Comments

In Dialogue with a Contemporary Anabaptist: A Response to David Fitch

Continuing a dialogue with David Fitch about the strengths and weaknesses of the Reformed and Anabaptist traditions.

Also posted in Christianity | | 16 Comments

3 Reasons We Need Today’s Anabaptists

Is it the business of the church to transform the world? If not, why not? If so, how?

Also posted in Baptists, Christianity, Reformed Theology | | 7 Comments

Your New Fitbit Won’t Change Your Life

Measurement is one thing. Motivation is another.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Sin | | Leave a comment

Dive Into the Bible and Learn to Swim

The Bible is more than words that inspire. It’s a world we inhabit.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Church Issues, Discipleship | | 2 Comments

Don’t Settle for the Gospel of Self-Fulfillment

You may be closer to “the gospel of self-fulfillment” than you think.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Church Issues, Discipleship, Homosexuality, Idolatry, Sin | | 7 Comments