Archives for Jul 8, 2013 @ 12:56

Jesus in Non-Christian Sources

Source These 7 points are nicely summarized by Paul Barnett in his volume Is the New Testament Reliable?(IVP Academic, 2003 [second ed.], p. 34).  Notably, each fact corroborates the record of the New Testament. 1. Jesus Christ was executed (by crucifixion?) in Judea during the period when Tiberius was emperor (A.D. 14-37) and Pontius Pilate was [Read More…]

Yes, Teacher, Boys are Different

From Jessica Lahey: In an attempt to get at what actually works for boys in education, Dr. Michael Reichert and Dr. Richard Hawley, in partnership with the International Boys’ School Coalition, launched a study called Teaching Boys: A Global Study of Effective Practices, published in 2009. The study looked at boys in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, [Read More…]

Nazarenes and Inerrancy (David Brush)

This post is by David Brush and reports on the recent decision by the Nazarenes not to use the word “inerrancy” in describing their view of Scripture. Within the evangelical protestant movement there is a pull to increase the contrast within our articles of faith (statements of belief) so that there is little room left [Read More…]

The Early Church and Military Service

 The Early Church and Military Service  *The following post is adapted from Preston Sprinkle’s forthcoming book: Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence (Colorado Springs: David C. Cook, 2013). Preston’s book is due to release on August 1. In a previous post, I stated that “there was not a single Christian writer in the first three [Read More…]