Resources on Theology

“I just don’t like Good Friday,” a worship leader once told me, “It’s such a downer. Easter Sunday is so much more fun!” Most evangelicals are not as honest about their Good Friday reservations, but we should admit that we... Continue...

One of my favorite quotes belongs to the famed, and now deceased historical theologian, Jaroslav Pelikan. It is believed that on his deathbed, he concluded his life by uttering these words: “If Christ is risen, nothing else matters. And if... Continue...

Note: This post, which I originally wrote in 2003, is dedicated to all our Christian brothers and sisters in the military — the soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines in foreign lands — and all of those in the states who... Continue...

Dan Darling interviews J.T. English, pastor of training at The Village Church in Texas, about training local church members in theology. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed... Continue...

What is the Wheaton “same God” controversy about? On December 10, 2015, Dr. Larycia Hawkins, an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College, posted a photo of herself on Facebook wearing a hijab along with a lengthy post in... Continue...

If there is anything we Americans hold in common this Christmas, it is fear. I felt it creeping up my neck four weeks ago when my dad called me on the way to work. “Did you hear about San Bernardino?”... Continue...

If there is anything we Americans hold in common this Christmas, it is fear. I felt it creeping up my neck four weeks ago when my dad called me on the way to work. “Did you hear about San Bernardino?”... Continue...

There are a lot of legitimate reasons for Christians to be distressed at Christmas: Shifting sexual norms Public policies that deny human dignity to the vulnerable Heresy and controversy in the church. The threat of terrorism The commercialization of Christmas... Continue...

Introduction to Matthew 1 During Christmas, it is important to reflect on one of the greatest gifts God gives us: his love. What is love? Biblical love is agape. It is covenantal, self-sacrificial and others-oriented. It’s shown in Christ and... Continue...