When I first read D. A. Carson’s now classic Exegetical Fallacies, it changed my understanding not only of the Greek language, but more importantly my theology. At the time, so much of my theology was rooted in wrong thinking about key words and ideas based upon, what I thought, were soundContinue Reading

Good stuff here by Dr. Michael J. Kruger. Ten Basic Facts about the NT Canon that Every Christian Should Memorize The New Testament Books are the Earliest Christian Writings We Possess Apocryphal Writings are All Written in the Second Century or Later The New Testament Books Are Unique Because TheyContinue Reading

Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. — Proverbs 14:10 Reflections on a Proverbial Saying Many years ago, when watching a movie at a theater with my wife, the storyline peaked with the bitter and prolonged weeping of a man who tragically lostContinue Reading

The Rev. Dr. John Yates III (rector at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Raleigh, NC) completed a 3-week series that I’ve had the opportunity to attend and have throughly enjoyed each week. His discussion on the issues around the sexualization of our culture has been thoughtful, careful, and insightful. I heartilyContinue Reading

First (and always first), the text: What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if people claim to have faith but have no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace;Continue Reading

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 and neighborsContinue Reading

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, andContinue Reading