- Kevin DeYoung critiques the idea that all sins are equal in God’s eyes.
When we can no longer see the different gradations among sins and sinners and sinful nations, we have not succeeded in respecting our own badness, we’ve cheapened God’s goodness.
- Jeffrey Volkmer offers an interesting reflection on What Being a Theology Professor Has Taught Me about the Church.
As a professor I have done more pastoral ministry than I have ever done as a pastor. This may seem incredibly counter-intuitive, but reflects a number of realities and deficiencies that as a church we really need to get serious about
- Burk Parsons comments on Queen Margaret of Scotland as an 11th century reformer.
- Joel Watts reviews Faith Without Illusions, Following Jesus as a Cynic-Saint, by Andrew Byers.
- The latest 9Marks eJournal focuses on church membership, with articles on biblical, theological, and ministerial perspectives on membership. Regardless of whether you agree with 9Marks on this issue, they provide a lot of food for thought.
- Mike Bird posts the audio from Craig Keener’s recent lecture on The Reliability of the Gospels.
- A University of Washington study shows that students are mixed in whether they like the Kindle for academic reading.
- And, Christianity Today lists the verses most cited on Facebook and Twitter following Osama Bin Laden’s death.