Theology

On the Discussion of Hell

Several weeks ago the Christian community became quite stirred when a pastor named Rob Bell released the below video questioning whether Ghandi is in hell. Drama has swirled over the last several weeks in certain circles of evangelicalism. A number of pastors have spoken out against Bell as as unorthodox, Read more…

Theology

Biblical View of Anthropology

(Oh boy, oh boy!  I’m sure you were all waiting for this!  I’m presently writing a paper for my History/Doctrine 3.  It is a paper on Anthropology. I’m taking the tiniest break from writing to upload the first two pages here. The paper will shift into the understanding of humanity Read more…

Theology

Duke Lectures from N.T. Wright

Back in October, Duke Divinity School hosted N.T. Wright for their Pastors’ School.  He gave two lectures while he was there.  He did not really say anything that I have not heard or read from him before—yes, I’m a nerd—but he presents it in an extraordinarily accessible way. Gray Lecture, Read more…

Theology

Revelation Lecture // Video

I know many of you having been losing sleep the last few weeks with no updates.  School has been keeping my busy, and this silly blog just doesn’t get updated. Here’s what I’m sure you’ve been dying for: a lecture by N.T. Wright on the book of Revelation titled Revelation and Read more…

Theology

Hell Videos

Below is a video called “The Fire” which has been posted on Facebook a year ago under the label of “Strive Videos.” I have really wrestled with whether to comment on this because I do not want to come across as overly negative or critical.  I’ve (obviously) decided to pull Read more…

Theology

New Perspective on Paul

I recently finished reading a book by John Piper entitled, The Future of Justification: A Response to N.T. Wright. This comes on the heels of finishing one of the books which Piper is responding to, namely What Saint Paul Really Said by N.T. Wright.  In the coming weeks I hope Read more…

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“Resurrection” Video

The day before Easter, a pastor in Grand Rapids named Rob Bell released a video with a simple name: “Resurrection.”  Having preached on the cursing of the fig tree and the temple cleansing only a couple of weeks before, I had a new appreciation for the text which this video Read more…