For many evangelicals Eastern Orthodoxy is compelling, if not for its seemingly evangelical convictions (contrasted with “Rome”), but for the … Continue reading Review: The Victory of the Cross – Salvation in Eastern Orthodoxy by James R. Payton Jr.
The answer to that question, as is the answer to every question (as Sunday school kids would say), is Christ…. [The … Continue reading Why Does Anything Exist?
What I love about the Kindle is that every once in a while you will find awesome deals – often … Continue reading 5 Great Deals for Your Kindle
“I do not believe that Jesus wants Christians to use violence. And if I can be so blunt: I think … Continue reading Book Review – Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence by Preston Sprinkle
St. Basil actually coined the phrase “words are hard.” Well not really, however he did think that some people are … Continue reading “Words are Hard” – St. Basil
In the classroom I often come across the ever annoying phenomenon we call the “loaded question.” You know the one … Continue reading St. Basil on Loaded Questions
Last time we looked at Athansius’ Four Reasons why Jesus died on a cross as opposed to some other way. … Continue reading Did Jesus Have to Die on a Cross? Athanasius’ Response (Pt. 2)
A while ago I took an atonement seminar with Oliver Crisp, among the discussions that we had, one student, Gavin … Continue reading Did Jesus Have to Die on a Cross? Athanasius’ Response (Pt. 1)
Why does God save us through Jesus Christ? My theological hero, Jonathan Edwards, has argued that God saves for the … Continue reading Why Did God Rescue Humanity?
Why did the Son become incarnate? That is a good question. Several people on the A-Team (Athanasius, Augustine, Aquinas and … Continue reading Why Did the Son Become Incarnate?