+ resources for a deeply formed spiritual life
Philippians 2 follows an order of discussion contrary to the typical post-Enlightenment intuition
Philippians is a treasure trove for missiologists: this church faced cross-cultural issues in a multifaith context
Paul’s version of WWJD seems to be, “what is the mind of Christ?”
Hak Joon Lee
How do disciples of the 21st century discern the “mind of Christ” and respond faithfully to his call to follow him?
Marianne Meye Thompson
Stories can connect us in a place more elemental than culture, gender, ethnicity, religious conviction, or age.
Amid a globally tumultuous moment of history, what matters is whether our love mirrors the One we claim to follow
Those of us raised in much of America feel an immediate discomfort with the idea of submission to others
Justin L. Barrett
Daniel Kirk argues that what Paul says about Adam stems from his prior conviction about the saving work of Christ
Modern Western science originated within the matrix of a Christian worldview. The term “scientist” was not . . .
The Bible’s primary response to the natural world is praise; issues of creation and evolution can be addressed at many levels . . .
We must not set up our children for confusion and disillusionment when they hear the scientific story from high school science teachers
The criteria by which we measure success or encourage happiness or contemplate health care decisions—all rest on our sense of what it means to be human
Joel B. Green
The God of Christian theology is not a God who fills in any gaps of current scientific ignorance, nor one . . .
Scot McKnight examines why many evangelicals make penal substitution the central model
We can't explain the logic of the cross, says Leanne Van Dyk, yet the church must reflect the actual reality of salvation
Is sacrifice essentially a way to deal with sin and stop God's anger? Goldingay says neither OT nor NT supports these two common assumptions
The Christus Victor model, says Marianne Meye Thompson, has at its center continuous divine action
In Latino/a theology, says García-Johnson, the cross has signified conquest, glory, liberation, and now mestizaje
James Bradley discusses flaws in Aulén’s use of historical evidence and two resulting popular myths about “Christus Victor”
What did it mean to be “pastoral” as a leader of worship? I'm a musician! I don't want to be one of them . . .
The preacher’s task is to use words to express things that are too deep for words. How can that be done?
Clayton J. Schmit