On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave Jenkins and Michael Kruger discuss the importance of the second century on 21st Century Christianity, the importance of the canon in early Christianity, along with his book, Christianity at the Crossroads: How the Second Century Shaped the Future of the Church (IVP, 2018)
What you’ll hear in this episode
- The most significant issues in studies on the canon today.
- Why Christians today should be concerned about the second century.
- How the second century affects Christians today in the 21st century.
- Why it’s essential Christians, understand the concept of canon and what counts as canon in early Christianity.
- Kruger’s goal in writing about Andy Stanley and what concerns him most about the trajectory of his teaching.
- How Christians should respond to Andy Stanley.
- For more from Dr. Kruger on Andy Stanley read his review of Andy’s latest book at TGC.
About the Guest
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.