Reading Genesis 1 as Science Dishonors the Text and Distracts the Reader

Dr. C. John Collins is a theologian who has captured my interest recently. Collins is a multitalented individual, as a brief glance at his resume will clearly show: Bachelors and Mater of Science from MIT, MDiv, PhD in Biblical Hebrew linguistics from Liverpool, former research engineer, current professor of Old Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary (Missouri), … Continue reading Reading Genesis 1 as Science Dishonors the Text and Distracts the Reader

Chillin’ in FairyLand with Chesterton and Friends

Perhaps nothing should capture the imagination as powerfully as the wonder of Creation. Even the simplest things, when humbly observed, should kindle a sense of the extraordinary. In our highly scientific and technological age we so easily lose sight of how marvelous, how strange, how captivating, our little blue dot really is. Anyone familiar with … Continue reading Chillin’ in FairyLand with Chesterton and Friends

Jesus’ Paradigm Shifting Views Towards Women

Despite a general sense in our wider culture that Christianity is somehow anti-woman, I’ve never found this belief to carry much weight. That said, I know many Christian women have struggled with this general idea, so I by no means seek to diminish what some have experienced in their walk with Christ. I understand that … Continue reading Jesus’ Paradigm Shifting Views Towards Women

Re-examining the “Gift” of Singleness

A very common belief within Evangelical circles is that for someone to remain single for a lengthy season of their life, at least happily so, would then mean that they have the “gift of singleness.” While in one sense I think that is true, what is typically meant by “gift,” is a type of given … Continue reading Re-examining the “Gift” of Singleness

Knowledge of Sin Leads to a Love of the Savior

This weekend I participated in a lot of discussion on the importance of clearly teaching and articulating the nature and evil of sin, and I believe much of the dialogue was fruitful. This led me to remember a recent assignment that I was required to complete for a class that I’m taking which asked us … Continue reading Knowledge of Sin Leads to a Love of the Savior