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Go Overboard in Our Holiday Celebrations? Bah, Humbug!

A few years ago, I read a Christianity Today article titled “Go Overboard Celebrating Christmas.” A provocative title, especially given the Evangelical tendency to decry materialism and consumerism this time of year. Of course, those warnings are important to heed, but sometimes warnings and alarm and outrage are the entirety of our message to the world. So the author’s perspective was a breath of fresh air:

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | December 30, 2015

Challenge Response: Jesus Was an Accessory to Massacres

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Blog Post | Student | Brett Kunkle | December 17, 2015

Should He Tithe If It Will Hurt His Family?

Here’s a question I recently received: Hi Brett, I have a theological dilemma that I need your advice on. A friend, who is married and has 3 young kids and a wife that isn’t working, has guilt about not being able to tithe.

Blog Post | Theology | Brett Kunkle | November 27, 2015

Why Do Christians Follow Some Biblical Commands and Not Others? (Video)

Brett explains how some commands in the Bible were for a specific group of people at a specific time in history. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | November 23, 2015

Why Did Christ Need to Die in Order for Us to Be Saved?

Brett explains why Jesus' death was the just payment for our sins. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Theology | Brett Kunkle | October 26, 2015

Mormonism: Same Language, Different Meanings

Brett explains how to navigate in conversation with your Mormon friends when the language is the same but the meanings are different. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | September 28, 2015

Challenge Response: The Gospels Were Selected for Political Reasons

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Blog Post | Student | Brett Kunkle | September 10, 2015

Challenge Response: Jesus’ Baptism Proves He Wasn’t a Sinless Messiah

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Blog Post | Theology | Brett Kunkle | August 13, 2015

Challenge Response: Exclusivity Is Petty and Dangerous

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Blog Post | Theology | Brett Kunkle | July 16, 2015

Gospel Unity: Reflections on Philippians 2

BACKGROUND & CONTEXT: Philippi was a prosperous Roman colony and the Philippians were Roman citizens, a fact in which they took pride (Acts 16:21). Most likely, there weren’t very many Jews, which would account for the absence of Old Testament citations. With such heavy Roman influence, the Philippian church would have to battle the influences of power and prestige and a hierarchical approach to leadership. 

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Brett Kunkle | May 12, 2015