Theology

The Unfinished Reformation by Gregg Allison & Chris Cataldo

The book market is beginning to see a rise of titles that deal with the Protestant Reformation as we move closer to the 500th anniversary of Luther’s bold move at Wittenberg. Gregg Allison and Chris Castaldo collaborate on a creative work that poses a critical...

Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life

Dietrich Bonhoeffer is quickly becoming a favorite author of mine. He was a man who lived in a difficult and pivotal period of the 20th century, dealing firsthand with the impact of the Nazi regime in Germany. Bonhoeffer also saw the acquiescence of the German church...

The Problem of Good When the World Seems Fine without God

When I lived in Seattle one of the main questions I got from many non-Christians friend was, “I live a moral life, and I’m a good person, so why do I need the gospel?” At first glance, this might seem like a no-brainer issue to most Christians, and they would be right...
Hermeneia: Hosea

Hermeneia: Hosea

Hosea is an often neglected yet important book of the Old Testament that sheds great insight into God’s relationship with His people. While the actions God requested of Hosea seem strange at first glance, they are a picture of the extent by which God woos His people...

John: The Gospel of Wisdom

John: The Gospel of Wisdom

The Gospel of John has long been a favorite of scholars and layman alike. Somewhat different in scope and focus than the other Gospels, it begins with a reminder of who Jesus is, namely the Word who is God and who has always been, the logos. Furthermore, the Gospel of...

Songs of a Suffering King: The Grand Christ Hymn of Psalms 1-8

Songs of a Suffering King: The Grand Christ Hymn of Psalms 1-8

The Psalms have long been a source of encouragement and inspiration for believers. With that said the pouring out of the heart of the Psalmist during times of trial and times of rejoicing provide the reader with more than a feel good set of Scriptures. They direct the...

Can I Really Trust the Bible?

Can I Really Trust the Bible?

If you have not noticed, we live in a culture that is hostile to the Bible and Christianity in general. One of the dominating criticisms of the Bible from non-Christians is it's lack of verisimilitude, or the ability for it to contain absolute truth. This raises the...