God breaks mirrors.

This is a guest post by Jonathan Sauder.God Breaks Mirrors We live in a world where narcissists can pontificate about their stunningly humble temperaments. But my own habits of closed-loop mirroring are perhaps a bit more devious. I am someone who "cannot bear being loved by someone whom [I] … [Read more...]

Anabaptism: The Gospel Reformation, Part 2 of 2

This is the second of two guest posts by Simone Ramacci, a friend from Great Britain.Simone is a biology research student and the leader of a campus ministry at the University of Essex (England). He is currently serving as an intern at the local Congregational church and as Science & … [Read more...]

Anabaptism: The Gospel Reformation, Part 1 of 2

This is Part One of two guest posts by Simone Ramacci, a friend from Great Britain.Simone is a biology research student and the leader of a campus ministry at the University of Essex (England). He is currently serving as an intern at the local Congregational church and as Science & Religion … [Read more...]

Peace of the Gospel Conference

This November 2-4, Preaching Peace is hosting the inaugural Peace of the Gospel conference, a gathering in teaching and song that centers proactive Shalom at the very heart of the Gospel. For several months now, momentum has been building to come together nationwide as a family gathered around the … [Read more...]

Modern Evangelicalism as Second Temple Judaism v. 2.0

This is a guest post by Matt Distefano.Matthew J. Distefano is the author of All Set Free and From the Blood of Abel. He is a regular contributor for the Unfundamentalist Christians blog on Patheos.  Modern Evangelicalism, or, in other words "Second Temple Judaism v. 2. … [Read more...]

The Use of the Old Testament by New Testament Writers

When the Bible is used as a foundation for faith and beliefs by so many, it begs a huge foundational question: “What is the Bible?”  This question is comprised of a myriad of other questions that people tend to ask themselves.  Here are just a few:What is the relationship between God and humans … [Read more...]

Metaphysical Jesus. — by Rob Grayson

This guest post encourages us to be disciples, and not merely fans, of a down-to-earth Jesus.Rob Grayson is a freelance translator from Coventry, England. He is passionate about amateur theology and likes to write about the deconstruction and reconstruction of faith, theology and Christian … [Read more...]

Resurrection: Neither Mythical Nor Historical

This is a guest post by Jonathan Sauder.Jonathan Sauder currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas, where he is completing a Master of Theological Studies degree at Brite Divinity School. He focuses his theological research on excavating and exposing the empire-friendly habits of theologies past … [Read more...]

Reflections on Holy Week. Part 3 of 3. –by Jan Coates

This concludes Jan's three part series on the meaning of Holy Week.Jan Coates is a married mother of two adult sons (and two cats). She lives in an outer suburb of Melbourne, Australia and is currently completing a Master of Arts (Theology) and beginning a Master of Theological Studies at … [Read more...]

A Holy Week Reflection. Part 2 of 3 –by Jan Coates

This guest post is part two of a three part imaginative reflection on the meaning of Jesus' last week.Jan Coates is a married mother of two adult sons (and two cats). She lives in an outer suburb of Melbourne, Australia and is currently completing a Master of Arts (Theology) and beginning a … [Read more...]