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Did Jesus Demand We Kill His Enemies?

Jesus’ words in Luke 19:27, “Bring them here and kill them in front of me,” are a great example of how reading a single verse out of context can easily lead to misinterpretations.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 22, 2018

Can Christians Have Doubts about God? (Video)

What should we do when doubts come? Tim encourages Christians not to feel shame about having doubts then shares examples of how doubt can ultimately point us back to God.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | May 21, 2018

Double the Trouble if You Ignore the Context

If you try to determine the meaning of a biblical text without reading its context, you’ll create two problems that will hinder your understanding of the passage.

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | May 8, 2018

Newton on How You Can Be Deceived While Reading the Bible

The idea of receiving private, personalized instructions from God while reading the Bible is not a new one. Here’s what John Newton had to say about it in 1774.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | May 2, 2018

Theologians on the Christian Life

Learning about the lives and wisdom of Christian theologians encourages, challenges, and inspires. Let them mentor you. Here’s where you can start.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | April 27, 2018

Hebrews Doesn’t Say What Atheists Think It Says about Faith

An atheist asked, “Is faith not belief in the conviction/evidence of things unseen, which by their nature, do not have evidence?” Here’s the response.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | April 26, 2018

The Value of Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World

Hospitality played a key role in Rosaria Butterfield’s conversion, and now she’s hoping to give Christians a vision of intentional hospitality towards those who would be considered our “enemies.”

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | April 20, 2018

The Beauty of Leadership

No hierarchy within a marriage is biblical if the leadership is not shaped by the three biblical ideas of equality, self-sacrifice, and humble service.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | April 12, 2018

The Beauty of Submission

The word “submission” puts people on edge, but leadership and submission exist for the sake of beauty, fulfillment, fruitfulness, and peace. Here’s an illustration to help you see this.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | April 11, 2018

A Long-Term Plan to Know Your Bible

Imagine who you would become and how well you would know God if you immersed yourself in the Bible. Here’s how you can build up your knowledge of the Bible over the next ten years.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | April 6, 2018