The future of Christianity may be different than you think

May 10, 2017 by

by Trevin Wax, The Gospel Coalition. What if you could travel back in time a hundred years? The early 1900s were a time when technology was progressing by leaps and bounds. The age of science and reason had stirred up a sense of optimism across North America. New methods of studying the Scriptures...

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“Why are you so negative?”

May 9, 2017 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch The Old Testament prophets were well known as bearers of bad news. Their hard words, especially about judgment to come and the need for repentance, did not exactly make them the life of the party. They certainly were not on very many ‘Most fun people to be around...

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After Easter: The Political Theology of the Crucifixion and Resurrection of the Messiah

Apr 17, 2017 by

by Paul R DeHart, Public Discourse: When we think of Jesus as providing a model for behavior for the religious, private, or civic realm but not for politics and government, we adopt a fragmentation utterly foreign to the New Testament. Not infrequently one hears Christians described as living...

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Gnostic Liberalism

Mar 29, 2017 by

by Robert P George, First Things: The idea that human beings are non-bodily persons inhabiting non-personal bodies never quite goes away. Although the mainstreams of Christianity and Judaism long ago rejected it, what is sometimes described as “body-self dualism” is back with a vengeance, and its...

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Is evangelical theology abusive?

Feb 9, 2017 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: I came to faith and was nurtured in the evangelical tradition, and I also attended a public school (Dulwich College in London)—though funded by the local authority, since my parents had run out of money to pay for me after funding my brother and sister ahead of me. But I had...

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“Just Mike” an appreciation by Dan Strange

Jan 27, 2017 by

To the Oak Hill family and all those who knew Mike Ovey, here’s what I had the privilege of saying at his funeral. We loved him because he was just Mike. A wonderful and weird best possible gift to Christ’s church. A true steward of the mysteries of God. Exciting, excitable, enigmatic,...

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