Last week, former pastor and author Joshua Harris announced his departure from Christianity. The news came after his recantation of his popular book and the announcement of separation from his wife. Below is his full statement. It is painful to read. My heart is full of gratitude. I wish you could see all the messages … Continue reading “Kissing Christianity Goodbye”: A Call for the Church’s Self-Reflection
Christian blogger and pastor Trevin Wax shared some details of the Southern Baptist Convention committee regarding recent discussions surrounding "critical race theory" (CRT) and "intersectionality" (I) on his Twitter account. He writes, "The Committee received a resolution on this issue and decided to speak to it in a way that warned against absolutizing CRT/I as … Continue reading The Southern Baptist Convention and “Resolution #9”
NOTE: This is adapted from an essay I wrote for seminary. Introduction Craig Blomberg’s Can We Still Believe the Bible? is an excellent, invaluable and erudite resource for evangelical Christians trying to articulate their faith in the 21st century. The scope of biblical studies is a vast and ambitious undertaking, yet Blomberg’s work is a … Continue reading Review: “Can We Still Believe the Bible?” by Craig Blomberg
As a self-professed "confessing millennial", the vision and mission of the SOLA Network resonates with my own on several points. Here are a few, just to name them.
"Toxic masculinity" exists. But not because masculinity is toxic.
"The ancient Christian creeds were meant precisely for the teaching and catechesis of those desiring to be in union with the covenant people of God—the greater Christian community, or global church. Likewise, the doctrine of the Trinity is meant precisely for that reason—to join the witness of the church in 'speaking rightly' about our God."
Millennials need things like the Apostle’s Creed. We need historic Christianity.
Christianity belongs to every culture...
The past year has not been a gentle one for influential Christian leaders. Last summer, Muslim-turned-Christian apologist Nabeel Quereshi succumbed to stage IV stomach cancer at the young age of 34, leaving behind his wife and daughter. Just months later, famous theologian and teacher R.C. Sproul died of respiratory difficulties at the age of 78. … Continue reading What Aspiring Pastors Can Learn From Eugene Peterson
After months of anticipation from the confessional Christian community, the documentary "American Gospel: Christ Alone" was finally released last Friday (October 19, 2018). My wife and I had the pleasure of streaming it for our Friday "date night"--complete with popcorn, comfy sweat pants, living room couch, and all. The editing was sharp (though in unfair … Continue reading Review: “American Gospel”