Ambiguity: Heresy’s Trojan Horse

Theological ignorance is a huge problem in Christianity today. We’re simply not well-equipped when it comes to the things of God. And it’s not for lack of sermons or other theological content. Pastors and theologians are constantly pumping out sermons, books, podcasts, and blog posts, making theology more readily available to the average person than […]

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Polemical Appropriation Part Two

In the last post, I discussed scriptural examples of polemical appropriation. The biblical writers used language from Babylonian mythology and Greek philosophy in order to make particular theological points in favor of the Lord, and in opposition to the worldview presented in their source material. And while I could continue to provide examples, this post […]

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Polemical Appropriation: Part One

Every sin is a hate crime. Love won on the cross. My preferred gender is that which God assigned me. God plans all parenthood. God’s image, God’s choice. Now that I’ve offended every millennial, I would like to point out the method I have used to do so. I call it polemical appropriation. Polemical appropriation […]

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Jesus is Lord

If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. Romans 10:9-10 “Will you accept Jesus as personal Lord and Savior […]

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Church & State

“I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should ‘make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,’ thus building a wall of separation between Church & State.”  – Thomas Jefferson If you have ever had a discussion about the application […]

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