Heresy-hunting gets a bad rap nowadays. If there's one thing that nobody wants to be, it's a "heresy-hunter." And who can blame them? I mean, cruise around the Internet and you'll find any number of "discernment" ministries dedicated to finding anybody who doesn't line up with their particular, historically-contingent, possibly cultish understanding of Christianity and placing […]
I’ve learned that becoming excellent at anything starts with carefully cultivating particular daily habits. Excellence is more about the seemingly small things we do every day than it is about the big things we accomplish in a moment. Here are eight habits that excellent teachers practice every single day.
The pull to becoming a worse Christian—cold, distant from God, hypocritical, and even involved in burn-down-your-life scandals—is far stronger when you are ministering to others than are the benefits that may accrue by daily association with spiritual things.
“Do you believe it is okay for a woman to think and write about theology, given she will also be read by men such as myself? If so, why is it not allowed for a woman to preach?”
We need kids to learn how to be real church members, and we need kids to have good ecclesiology—a good theology of the church. But that means taking them seriously.