A Few Remarks about Remembering

Memorial Day is a time to honor the memory of those who sacrificed their lives for defending this great nation and, by extension, anyone who has served our country in the Armed Forces. For some, however, it’s is just an extended weekend with additional time off, opportunity to enjoy friends Read More ⇒

Words without Knowledge

Wouldn’t it be good if water had one set of properties when we want to drink it but a different set of properties when a person was drowning and needed to breathe water?

This is a question posed by C. Stephen Evans in Why Christian Faith Still Makes Sense: A Read More ⇒

Evolution or Faith: Blocks that Cause Stumbling

Why Christian Faith Still Makes Sense: A Response to Contemporary Challenges by C. Stephen Evans ably and plainly responds to many of the common myths and misunderstandings around the Christian faith. Whether questioning, doubting, or explicitly denying the basic tenets of Christianity, Evans’s newest would be an excellent read to Read More ⇒

Holy Sexuality

My last post was on marriage, divorce, and remarriage so I’ll continue in that vein and address the number one issue on everyone’s radar. Sexuality. I’ve purposefully not posted on this topic because a) I’m still formulating my thinking and b) there is so much ugliness and lack of civility Read More ⇒

What Does the Bible Really Say about Divorce & Remarriage?

This post addresses important questions not typically taken into account by a more traditional view of divorce and remarriage and challenges that view where necessary. A brief account of some key biblical passages will also be addressed in an effort to show a more balanced, nuanced view of marriage, divorce, Read More ⇒

A Health Checkup on Virtue and Vice

Hindrances to Spiritual Health

  1. While we’ve overcome blatant sins and obvious moral weaknesses, attitudes of pride, anger, lust, indifference to the poor, and jealousy can remain.
  2. We may not be lazy or slothful, but we waste an immense amount of time watching television, shopping, chattering about sports, or surfing the
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Eternal Subordination: A Warning

The latest Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (JETS 58/1, pp 131-149) has a fascinating article by D. Glenn Butner, Jr. entitled “Eternal Functional Subordination and the Problem of the Divine Will.” In it he argues that maintaining eternal functional subordination of the Son to the Father Read More ⇒

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