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The Sons Are Exempt from the Law

Some argue against Paul’s teachings about the Law by pointing to Jesus' words about following the Law in Matthew 5:17–20, but another passage in Matthew helps to clarify Jesus’ agreement with Paul.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | November 14, 2019

A Reminder of the Beauty of Justification by Faith and the Power of the Bible

Martin Luther sparked the Reformation when he began asking questions about how we can be righteous enough to escape God’s wrath. The answer he found in the Bible changed everything.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | October 30, 2019

When a Mentor Walks Away from Christianity

It’s disorienting when a mentor walks away from Christianity; the result can be grief, confusion, doubt, and even fear that it could happen to us. Here’s how we can think more clearly about this when it happens.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | September 11, 2019

A Fresh Look at Prayer

Prayer is a genuine expression of love and need from children to their Father. Here’s why seeing Him as our Father is key to helping us pray.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | August 6, 2019

Why God Doesn’t Promise Us an Easy Life

The goodness God wants for us is Christ and conformity to Him, not comfort. Here’s how suffering can accomplish God’s highest goal for us.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | July 25, 2019

Do Christians Hate People Who Identify as Gay or Lesbian?

Many people who identify as gay or lesbian think that Christians hate them and so does God, but this isn’t the case. Alan explains why.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 18, 2019

The Believer’s Delight in God

Christians see God as someone to be desired, but not everyone sees Him this way. Whichever side of that divide you’re on, the other side likely seems incomprehensible to you.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | July 11, 2019

The Most Politically Incorrect Bible Passage

Paul’s first epistle to the church in Corinth has many challenging admonitions. First Corinthians 6:9–11, however, seems to top them all, especially in light of our country’s ethos.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | July 2, 2019

God Is Good and Just When He Punishes People

A government that lets criminals off the hook would rightly be called corrupt and couldn’t be trusted, so why do people accuse God of not being good when He punishes?

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | June 18, 2019

The Danger of Building Your Theology on Anything Other Than the Bible

Once you step off the path illuminated by the Bible, the disastrous consequences will only continue to multiply. Brian Zahnd’s book is one example of this.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | June 11, 2019