For many, the New Year is a time to make resolutions – commitments towards making personal improvements. While I don’t claim to be an expert on such things, I seem to recall reading that the vast majority of New Years Resolutions end up being unmet within a matter of weeks. […]Continue reading
Clarity and Charity: A Response to Johnson’s Review of Gentle and Lowly
Jeremiah Johnson recently published a review that was highly critical of Dane Ortlund’s book “Gentle and Lowly”. My take: Ortlund’s book needs more clarity and Johnson’s review needs more charity.Continue reading
Let’s Get Practical (and Systematic, Historical, Biblical, and Exegetical) About Theology
In my last post1Does Theology Matter? I referenced 5 types of theology – exegetical, biblical, systematic, historic, and practical. What do these terms mean, and how do they all fit together? I’ll explain each discipline in more detail in a moment, but first let me present the diagram below […]Continue reading
Does Theology Matter?
Theology gets a bad rap. Too many Christians view theology as something that doesn’t apply to their lives. But this couldn’t be further from the truth! As R.C. Sproul wrote, “Every Christian is a theologian. We are always engaged in the activity of learning about the things of God. We […]Continue reading