Theology

Politics and the Christian Faith: Thoughts on John MacArthur’s Statement

There is no such thing as a “Christian vote”, only a Christian who votes.

Work Out–Not for–Your Salvation in Opposition to Racism!

Why do New Testament authors speak of both the necessity of Christian obedience for final salvation and justification by faith alone and salvation by grace through faith?

Three Good Looks at Systemic Racism

Videos from Dr. Tony Evans, Pastor Vermon Pierre and Phil Vischer provide a good overview for the uninitiated

The Christian and Critical Race Theory, Part 2: The Segregationist Discourse and Civil Rights Retrenchment

To tell the story of the rise of critical race theory historically, we have to consider the segregationist and anti-Civil Rights context that spawned it.

Creation Gives Hope for Justice

If this world death calls its home can still be filled with life, then maybe this sin-sick, racism-rooted American society can one day be a place where black people get justice.

Racism and the Wrath of God

The behavior of racists reveals God has handed them over to his wrath in this present evil age and they need the only kind of repentance that saves from God’s wrath.

Biblical and Theological Reflections on Sin, Hope and Resurrection

The people of God, must work in this present evil age to promote the flourishing of fellow image-bearers and to push against the Devil’s hate and the reign of sin.

Cursed Is the One Who Hangs Upon a Tree

Paul’s Spirit-illuminated Christological reading of Deut. 21:23 is scriptural proof that Jesus Christ alone is God’s provision for the eternal life promised in the law.

Black Man in White Man’s Territory, 3: Sociology, Cultural Marxism, and the Church

I strongly believe that sociological inquiry can be a wonderful tool in our analysis of the role of race in the church. However, I believe the Bible’s teachings should be … Continue reading

3 Ways Culture Informs Theology

Culture is important. It’s not more important than Scripture, but it can help us better understand the Bible.

“Holding On”, Part Two

One of the keys to holding on is to know Who’s Holding Who.

Aliens and Sojourners: Re-thinking Christian Political Identity and Loyalty (Session 22, Just Gospel 2019)

Thabiti Anyabwile (Anacostia River Church) moderates a discussion with Dr. Jonathan Leeman (9Marks Ministries) and Dr. Vincent Bacote (Wheaton College) about Christian identity and how it informs our political awareness … Continue reading