LATC 2018 – Imago Dei: Theological Anthropology in a Hall of Mirrors

The following are notes from Megan DeFranza’s plenary talk. *Disclosure: The following views are not my own but I believe faithfully represent the views of the speaker as best I could catch them in my notes.* Imago Dei: Theological Anthropology in a Hall of Mirrors Current context makes TA interesting because our current knowledge ofContinue reading “LATC 2018 – Imago Dei: Theological Anthropology in a Hall of Mirrors”

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A Storm is Brewing…

For those of you who aren’t privileged to be member of ETS, you may have not heard but there is a storm brewing on the horizon about gender and sexuality in relation to the society’s “Doctrinal Basis/Statement of Purpose.” Below is the abstract to Stan Gundry’s open letter to members of ETS: In the lastContinue reading “A Storm is Brewing…”

The Eternal Subordination of the Son and Divorce in the Southern Baptist Convention

HT: Scot McKnight Wade Burleson — I’ve seen very few willing to state the matter so boldly and to point the finger not only at false thinking but also at the condition of marriages in the SBC: How can the divorce rate in every state in the union be declining while at the same time the Southern BaptistContinue reading “The Eternal Subordination of the Son and Divorce in the Southern Baptist Convention”

A Rich Guy Walks into a Room…. (Cultural Capital)

I have spent all week studying the book of James – getting ready for a new series at Soma. As I have been reading James 2 I have been struck by the gravity of his injunction against favoritism. Essentially James says, if you are believers in Jesus Christ don’t show favoritism. Period. He gives usContinue reading “A Rich Guy Walks into a Room…. (Cultural Capital)”

Book Review – The Dude’s Guide to Manhood by Darrin Patrick

You have seen them. They like to congregate around weight benches and mirrors. They wear their cutoffs so you can see their ink. They have their hair gelled even when they work out. They always have a can of Monster or Redbull with them. And they drive a lifted truck. They are “men.” Or shellsContinue reading “Book Review – The Dude’s Guide to Manhood by Darrin Patrick”