March 21, 2023

Few things muddle the doctrine of atonement more than when we mix biblical metaphors. One common way people do this is by interchanging terms like payment, penalty, and punishment. These terms are not synonymous. Read more

March 16, 2023

Reading Hebrews Missiologically was just released last month. It's unlike so many other missions books.  Here's the endorsement I wrote for it. Read more

March 15, 2023

I first will state my thinking in picking “Jackson Wu” as a pen name. Then, I will explain my plan moving forward. This letter answers 4 questions: (1) Where did the name come from? (2) Why did you choose a Chinese name? (3) Why not say you’re white? (4) What do you plan to do now? Read more

March 14, 2023

What's common to every type of sacrifice? Hint: It’s not blood. It's burning. What are the implications for our doctrine of atonement? Read more

March 7, 2023

People too often *assume* they grasp the meaning of atonement. That’s a bold claim, but this series explains why we should ... Read more

March 6, 2023

This post will not throw Josh Butler under the bus. Instead, I simply highlight fundamental flaws in his argument so we don't repeat it. Read more

February 28, 2023

People get pretty worked up to defend David against charges of rape, preferring to condemn him as an adulterer. Why such fierce reactions? Read more

February 21, 2023

For ancient Israel, few things were as horrific and shameful as the exile. However, this was not equally true for all the people. The Lord used the exile to honor the poor. Read more

February 14, 2023

Sometimes a song comes along that is both fresh in its candor and constructive in its message. Jax's Victoria’s Secret is one such gem. Read more

February 7, 2023

My review of A Just Mission was provocative but needed. The response has been overwhelmingly positive. I’ve received encouragement from both men and women, Westerners and Majority-World Christians. My post considers what it means to listen to others' lived experience, the meaning of mutuality, and what the book gets right. Read more

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