Should Christians “Just Preach the Gospel”?

In certain circles, the phrase “Just preach the Gospel,” functions more as a conversation stopper rather than any kind of genuine appeal. “We need to talk about racial justice.” Just preach the Gospel. “Have we considered if our message and evangelism is contextualized to our culture while remaining faithful?” Just preach the Gospel. “I’m concerned... Continue Reading →

Jesus or Pop Culture?

The growth of the mega-church movement walked down the aisle hand-in-hand with the growth of the attractional church model. The two were wed together as a framework for understanding and applying church growth and expansion. Although many obvious flaws could be stated outright, it is worth noting that there was a pragmatic surface-level effectiveness found... Continue Reading →

Jesus’ Divinity and the Septuagint

I like to think of myself as an “ecumenical Christian.” That is, I am a Christian who is very aware that the Body of Christ far extends beyond the boundaries of my local Church, my immediate tradition or denomination, and even my own time. Jesus has been building His Church for the last 2000 years,... Continue Reading →

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