Further Up/Further In: Good Americans or good... →
scottxstephens: Today is Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend. Churches across the country are meeting to sing patriotic songs, wave little flags, and remark on the story of America. Freedom is a buzz word in American pulpits today, as is probably liberty. There’s a chance that the pledge of allegiance is being said… Read More
Would Paul Have Made a Good Evangelical? by Peter... →
acceptandembrace: No. Even when you account for 2000 years of cultural differences between Paul and Evangelicalism, the answer is no. Why? Because Paul didn’t treat the Bible the way mainstream Evangelicalism says you need to. Read More
renewedbylove asked: Could you recommend some good, theologically solid Arminian (or otherwise not Calvinist/Reformed) authors or theologians to look in to?
What is the Gospel?
There have been many books that have come out recently about the “Gospel”: The King Jesus Gospel by Scot McKnight The Explicit Gospel by Matt Chandler Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary by Jd Greear What is the Gospel? by 9Marks and DA Carson The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns God is the Gospel by John Piper How God Became King: The Lost Story...
Anonymous asked: In your opinion, what is the correct take of words like election and predestination in the original context, not our western outlook. Or could you share resources to read up on these. Thanks.
- Is not an instruction manual What Instruction manual is filled with a bunch of narratives and has had multiple interpretations over thousands of years? - Is not one book, it’s a collection of books Each book has a theological emphasis and has many different authors with their own quirks. - Is not originally in the English language The meaning of the word is in the original word’s...
I’ve been reading both the Evolution of Adam by Peter Enns (arguing for a non-historical Adam and open acceptance of evolution) and Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? by C John Collins (arguing for a historical [and partial evolutionary acceptance] of a literal couple). I suggest Christians that are interested in the topic pick up both books!