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Book Review: Ben Witherington III, New Testament Theology and Ethics, Volumes 1 and 2

<b>Witherington III, Ben. New Testament Theology and Ethics, Volumes 1 & 2. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 2016. 856 pgs.; Pb.; $40.00 Link to</b> …

Theology

More David Hart On Kosmos/Cosmos

You might have seen my post the other day about the theologian David Bentley Hart and his new translation of the New Testament. In the post, I …

Conservative View

'Morning Joe': Trump Is the 'Antithesis' of Everything Jesus Christ Said

Joe Scarborough opens his Tuesday show with an anti-Trump sermon<p>In the first hour of “Morning Joe” on Tuesday, host Joe Scarborough found some time …

Donald Trump

Announcement: Our Next Webinar

Teaching the Church to Read the Bible Date: 10/24/17 Time: 10am CST Registration: http://goo.gl/7PTeB4 Description: Teaching your church how to read …

Theology

Did Ignatius endorse Sunday and do away with the Sabbath?

COGwriter Since Jesus and the Apostles kept the Sabbaths and the Holy Days, why do most who profess Christ not observe them? Many claim that Ignatius …

Theology

Scarborough: Trump is the 'antithesis' of everything Jesus Christ taught

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough argued Tuesday that President Trump is going against almost everything Jesus Christ taught his followers.<p>"You look in …

Christianity

We are Marked and Sent into the World

<b>Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – October 22nd, 2017</b>In today’s Gospel (Matthew 22:15-21), the Pharisees try once again to entrap Jesus …

Faith

Christian Apologists Conference: Learn To Explain Why Jesus Christ Inspires Faith In God [Opinion]

Christian apologists will meet November 4, for the 2017 Defending Truth Conference. It will be a time to reflect on the reasons to have faith in God …

Atheism

Bivocational Ministry as an Evangelism Opportunity

One-third of American pastors are bivocational. One of the most vital yet understudied streams of church ministers is the bivocational pastor. This …

Michele Bachmann Offers Her Thoughts On Donald Trump Being A 'Man Of Faith'

And one supporter at the Values Voter Summit says Jesus would have tweeted like Trump.<p>At the annual Values Voter Summit (VVS) in Washington this weekend, former congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who serves on Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory board, said in an interview with me on SiriusXM Progress …

News

The forgotten Christians of Nigeria -- faithful while enduring incredible persecution

“Don’t go. I swore I would never go back there,” came the voice of my friend Jay Smith on a trans-Atlantic Skype call. “I’ve been in over sixty countries. I’ve been all over Africa. I lived there, and I’ve never felt unsafe the way I did in <i>that</i> country. There is something especially terrifying …

Opinion

From Jesus Christ’s Arrival at Christie’s to Trump’s UNESCO Snub: The Best & Worst of the Art World This Week

Art World<p>Catch up on the week's art news—fast.<p>,<p>What happened in the art world this week? A lot! Here, artnet News’s editor-in-chief Andrew Goldstein …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Nurturing Deep Intimacy With Jesus Through Spirit-Filled Worship

When we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, we receive the beautiful gift of eternal salvation and are brought into the family and kingdom of …

Evangelical Christianity

What’s the Purpose of … Baptism?

There is little doubt that the Bible commands Christians to baptize. Yet exactly who should be baptized and under what circumstances is a matter of …

Theology

Gay Coffee Shop Owner Kicks Out Pro-Life Customers

The gay owner of a coffee shop in Seattle kicked a group of Christians out of his coffee shop Sunday after declaring in obscene terms that he would …

Conservative View

Shocking! 84% of Catholics Reject that Satan is a Person and Hell Exists

The Church is Ready to Capsize!By Fr. Daniel Doctor,The Roman Catholic Church, that is the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church is the Bride of …

Faith

Christian Counseling and the Life of Jesus

This is the fourth in a series of posts which examines the 95 Theses for an Authentically Christian Commitment to Counseling published by the …

Counseling

442 || Everything Changed When Jesus Came into My Life

I was born in Japan to a mother who was a devout believer and a father who was a dogmatic atheist. He physically abused my mother, and I was in great …

Christianity

The Unofficial Holy Bible for Minecrafters: New Testament: Stories from the Bible Told Block by Block

Overview<p>The Unofficial Holy Bible for Minecrafters: New Testament: Stories from the Bible Told Block by Block by Christopher Miko, Garrett …

Theology

The Gospel According to David Bentley | Paul V. Mankowski

<i>The New Testament: A Translation</i><br>by david bentley hart<br>yale, 616 pages, $35<p>David Bentley Hart’s new single-handed translation of the New Testament will …

Theology

Insights From World Religions

We all err in thinking that the concept of leadership was invented in the late 20th Century by management gurus. Many classic works of literature and …

Christianity

Thyatira Church of God

COGwriter Peering into Ancient Thyatira (2008) COGwriter In Revelation 2, Jesus said: 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write, ‘These …

Theology

Where Did the Bible Come From? Answering 4 Common Questions About the Bible: Part 3

“…no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone’s own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as …

Theology

A Loving and Unpopular Message

From the emperor worship of Rome to the self-worship of the modern world, every culture has a civic religion, a set of beliefs and values held by the …

Faith

Do You Wake Up Discontent?

Is it possible to be content in all things?What would it even mean to be content in all things? It seems like a hundred frustrations and …

Christianity

The Pope: look down from above only to help someone to get up

The Christian is called to be a “Good Samaritan” and take care of the suffering people. They must look down from above only to help their neighbor to …

Good Samaritans

Book Review: Andrew T. Le Peau, Mark through Old Testament Eyes

<b>Le Peau, Andrew T. Mark through Old Testament Eyes. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel, 2017. Pb. 352 pp. $28.99.</b> <b>Link to Kregel</b>As Andrew Le Peau observes in …

Theology

Of Faith & Futile Horses

<i>A king is not saved by great might, nor shall a giant be saved by the magnitude of his own strength.</i><i>Futile is the horse for salvation, nor by the</i> …

Conservative View

The Transgender Matrix: It’s Time to Choose the Red Pill

In the 1999 sci-fi movie <i>The Matrix</i>, the hero, Neo, is given a choice of two colored pills: red or blue. It’s a monumental decision, because his …

LGBTQ

How to Pass on Your Christian Faith to Your Children

My parents were the single-most important factor in leading me to pursue a relationship with Jesus Christ. Without applying any pressure, their …

Christianity