How to Not Be an Evangellyfish: Fifteen Theses for Using Scripture in Evangelical Theology

Here's a very brief set of theses I wrote for Dr. David Luy's course The Use of Scripture in Theology here at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Enjoy. Evangelicals know that our theology should be scriptural, that is, it ought to be somehow backed up by, rooted in, borne out of, necessitated by [or some other... Continue Reading →

What Is Christian Theology?

I initially started this blog because I had some stuff to say about theology and I wanted to say it in creative, down-to-earth ways. But throughout my growth as a thinker, many of my posts have lost their down-to-earthiness. How shall this down-to-earthiness be restored? Are my blog posts no longer good for anything except... Continue Reading →

Counseling Job in His Affliction

Part two of my final paper for Dr. Feinberg's "Problem of Evil" class was a short paper on how to give pastoral counsel Job in the midst of his affliction. This prompt forces us to deal with the religious problem of evil rather than the intellectual problem. Any problem of evil will require some intellectual... Continue Reading →

What Dost Thou Mean “Repent”?

The word ‘repent’ has fallen on hard times. It has the outdated feel of old English coupled with the self-righteousy tinge of soapbox preaching. There are some who have completely cut both the word and the concept of repentance out of their theology- to their own destruction. There are others who’ve decided to keep the... Continue Reading →

God Saves All Whom He Draws 

"No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him." -Jesus, The Gospel according to John, Chapter 6, verse 44  Who does God the Father draw to His Son? This has been an in house debate amongst Christians for some time now. In this post, I'm going to argue that all who... Continue Reading →

Doctrine Divides! (?)

If you're interested in studying theology then you've heard it in one form or another. Usually from older folks. "I don't need your exegesis, I just need extra Jesus!", "Doctrine divides", "when I was young I cared about getting all my ducks in a row, now I just want to love people", "when you're older... Continue Reading →

Who Run The World?

God! He run this motha! God! Did you think I'd say girls? Girls are awesome, don't get me wrong, but girls make such terrible gods. Men do too. Think back on any bad relationship you've had, most likely things were so bad because one of you, or even both of you, expected the other to... Continue Reading →

God Breathed 

 Who is God? What is He like? What does He want? What does He expect from us? Can we know God? We've all wrestled with these kinds of questions at some point or other in our lives. The good news for us is that God has Breathed. Huh? That's right, God has breathed! Understanding this... Continue Reading →

What’s So Amazing about Grace? 

Hopefully you're familiar with John Newton's wonderful hymn, Amazing Grace. It has to be one of the greatest and most widely known songs in history. If you aren't familiar with it give 'er a listen real quick so this post makes sense to you. Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like... Continue Reading →

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