What is the Core Message of the New Testament?

This past semester I was in a Biblical Theology class at Fresno Pacific University’s Biblical Seminary.  We were challenged to write out what we believe to be the central message of the New Testament and to refine it throughout the semester, while keeping it under 100 words.  If you read this blog regularly, you know [Read More…]

Jesus is a Liberal Democrat (Colbert Report)

Here is a video that I just had to share.  It is a bit sarcastic, but that is the point of this comical genius.  Check it out and then come back and give me your thoughts! The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Jesus Is a Liberal Democrat www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes [Read More…]

Rediscovering the Lost World of Genesis One (Best Interpretation I’ve Seen!)

The most convincing interpretation of the passage at hand is found in John Walton’s, The Lost World of Genesis One.  After reading this book, my view of the chapter has evolved.  I am going to attempt to summarize Walton’s perspective, but would strongly urge you to read his prolific book in its entirety.  His basic [Read More…]

Thrift Store Theology (Guest Post: Megan)

I write about trash. Yup; I do. It’s the thing that makes me the happiest. When I was a kid, I saved containers that smelled good, like cinnamon bottles and other spices, and kept them in my closet. When I felt sad, I’d get them out, sit on the ground, and smell them. Smell is [Read More…]