“No… you’re not crazy.” The boys deliver this message pretty regularly to those Christians who’ve begun to notice the contradictions within Evangelicalism. Faithfulness has replaced faith. Moralism has replaced the Gospel. Improvement has supplanted redemption. How did things ever become so convoluted?
Is there a sense in which our standing before God depends on our works? Are we justified by faith but enter eternity by works? Why are notable evangelicals like John Piper making a distinction between the two? Oh boy… This should be fun! Recommended Resources: Justification: Understanding the Classic Reformed Doctrine by J. V. Fesko (Author) Faith Alone:…
We’re responding to a recent social media dust-up about the life of Christ. Which is more essential to the Christian: Jesus’ example, or Jesus’ substitutionary death? Why do ethics and the moralization of biblical characters dominate the messaging of the evangelical church? Why has the atonement been lost among the clutter?
A discussion about the evangelical concept of God’s perfect will for the individual Christian. Can you find it? What if you don’t? Or, is this concept an American ideal we’ve laid over biblical Christianity?
We received a question from a dad concerning his young son’s struggle with gender identity issues this led to a broader discussion of the culture of shame in the church and how accountability & compassion work together in relationships.