Reviews

The Jesus Bible (Artist Edition) – A Review

Many who read the Bible in a year feel the struggle by the time they reach Leviticus. How can one read Leviticus theologically and devotionally? Enter The Jesus Bible. I received a review copy of The Jesus Bible (Artist Edition) free of charge as a member of BG2 and a #BibleGatewayPartner. This Bible is available… Continue reading The Jesus Bible (Artist Edition) – A Review

Reflections

Is Critical Thinking Anti-Faith? — Part 2

Critical thinking is an essential skill that every person should have. A critical thinker asks questions and evaluates the reasoning behind statements and conclusions to give him keen discernment in decision making and forming viewpoints on important life issues. Thinking critically guards a person against forming beliefs that are based on weak or even false… Continue reading Is Critical Thinking Anti-Faith? — Part 2

Reflections

Is Critical Thinking Anti-Faith? — Part 1

Critical thinking is an important tool used to evaluate an argument. One of the traits of a critical thinker is being open to other arguments by listening to alternative conclusions. What should a Christian do when critical thinking threatens his faith in the Gospel and the authenticity of the Scripture itself? If critical thinkers base… Continue reading Is Critical Thinking Anti-Faith? — Part 1

Reflections

Is “Original Sin” Unfair? A Theological Response to President Duterte

Last month, social media went crazy with polarizing responses to President Duterte’s comments about the stupidity of the doctrine of original sin. In his speech at the opening of the 2018 National ICT Summit in Davao City, President Duterte questioned the fairness of the doctrine of original sin. Why would God create a perfect world… Continue reading Is “Original Sin” Unfair? A Theological Response to President Duterte

Reflections

Takeaways from Bible Faculty Summit

This week I attended the Bible Faculty Summit for the first time. At BFS, Bible scholars (and some Ph.D. students) from various disciplines and institutions read, critiqued, and discussed theological papers. This statement from biblefacultysummit.org summarizes what BFS is all about: The Bible Faculty Summit is dedicated to promoting scholarship in service of the church.… Continue reading Takeaways from Bible Faculty Summit