“If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.” –Romans … [Read more...] about Easter Is Our Adoption Sunday
Few words have undergone such a transformation in the modern church as the word “revival.” After a rich history of spiritual awakenings in America, today “revival” can simply denote a weeknight … [Read more...] about What Is Revival?
This October, Protestants from around the globe will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 Theses to the church at Wittenberg Castle, the event that marked the … [Read more...] about Who Was the Central Figure of the Protestant Reformation?
The extent of God's sovereignty seems like an inescapable topic in the church today. It's also possibly the most flammable theological discussion in the church today – if one can indeed call it a … [Read more...] about Hospital Theology
In 1964, Richard Hofstadter won the Pulitzer Prize for his work Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, published a year earlier. In the book, Hofstadter traces an endemic strain of American … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Address Anti-Intellectualism in the Church
The question of what it means to be an “evangelical” has persisted almost as long as the name itself. And it seems that any proposed definition is almost always as cultural as it is theological. Two … [Read more...] about A Call for Christian Activism
J.I. Packer once described Christianity as a “revealed religion.” Despite the fact that the Greek word kanōn was not used in any Scriptural sense in early Christian literature until Athanasius in … [Read more...] about Did Marcion and the Gnostics Give Us The Idea For a Biblical Canon?
For many, the mere thought of Donald Trump giving preaching advice seems not only unconventional but also ludicrous. Trump’s affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) is perhaps more tenuous … [Read more...] about 4 Things Preachers Can Learn From Donald Trump