The Poison of Progressive Christianity

April 2022 Recommended Reading

In this issue of Theology for Life Magazine, we’ve been considering the dangers of progressive Christianity and how Christians should view it. We understand that we haven’t covered everything on this topic, but it is our prayer that, hopefully, readers of this issue...

Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God – Brian Zahnd (2017)

I will never forget a very special evening with a small group of Christ-followers at the McLean home. My good friend, Don suggested that we read Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards in one sitting—on our knees. And so a group of middle-aged adults...

Seven Characteristics of Liberal Theology

What is theological liberalism? Liberalism is both a tradition—coming out of the late-18th century Protestant attempt to reconfigure traditional Christian teaching in the light of modern knowledge and values—and a diverse, but recognizable approach to theology. Like...

The Liberal Agenda

When any discussion develops concerning Christianity and liberalism, it is crucial that one gives...

Five Counterfeit Truths of Progressive Christianity

Five Counterfeit Truths of Progressive Christianity

I’m convinced that one of the greatest achievements in the history of mankind is the discovery of all things dairy. Cream-top milk, full-fat cheese, grass-fed butter, rich gelato, and whipped heavy cream are some of my favorite indulgences. Can you imagine the bitter...

Why a Theology from Above and Below Matters

Why a Theology from Above and Below Matters

In high school I fell in love with studying theology and quickly began delving into exploring church history. And the more I studied church history the more I began to see that it was comprised of everyday men and women—regular folks the Lord used in powerful ways....

Deconstructing Deconstructionism

Deconstructing Deconstructionism

Conversations about deconstruction seem to be ubiquitous. Legions are the number of articles, social media links, sermon series, and videos dedicated to critiquing existing theological traditions, parachurch platforms, or public religious figures. While those engaging...

Eastern Idolatry

Eastern Idolatry

C.S. Lewis gets many things right. Years ago, he concluded that there were only two possible answers to the religious search: either Hinduism or Christianity, which are ultimate, contradictory expressions of religion—that is, either One-ist pantheism or Two-ist theism...

What About the Enneagram?

What About the Enneagram?

As the Enneagram spreads, there is a need for accurate information since it is not readily available, and the information is conflicting. People are trusting others that the Enneagram is valid rather than investigating. There are five main issues with that need to be...