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

T4G Live IV: Coming on October 26

I am not a vocal artist by any means. My wife could attest to that. But my first album is coming out this month, well kind of. T4G Live IV is coming out on October 26! This is the recording of the congregational singing at the Together for the Gospel Conference this past April 2018. Other… Continue reading T4G Live IV: Coming on October 26

Reviews

Book Review: “Five Views on Sanctification” edited by Stanley Gundry

The Counterpoints Series’ Five Views on Sanctification examines five perspectives within evangelicalism on sanctification: 1) the Wesleyan perspective represented by Melvin Dieter, 2) the Reformed perspective represented by Anthony Hoekema, 3) the Pentecostal perspective represented by Stanley Horton, 4) the Keswick perspective represented by J. Robertson McQuilkin, and 5) the Augustinian-Dispensational perspective represented by John… Continue reading Book Review: “Five Views on Sanctification” edited by Stanley Gundry

Reviews

Book Review: “Jesus in Beijing” by David Aikman

David Aikman has combined thorough research and an engaging writing style in his narration of the development of Christianity in China through the years. Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity Is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power has truly demonstrated that Jesus is actively at work in Beijing and in all of China. Summary… Continue reading Book Review: “Jesus in Beijing” by David Aikman

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