Around the Web: Church & State Edition

By on June 18, 2015

“No Politics in Church? Not So Fast.” | Religion & Politics // As many of us have heard, Pew Research recently came out with a study highlighting the decline of Christianity and the rise of the unaffiliated and atheist. Many of these studies have shown that one of the primary reasons people leave the Church is because they feel it is Read More...


“Knowledge” of the Holy

By on June 15, 2015

A while back, I attended a performance of Rebirth of a Nation, a film created by Paul Miller (aka DJ Spooky) that seeks to deconstruct and remix the 1915, W.D. Griffith film, Birth of a Nation, a highly acclaimed cinematic venture and one of the most controversial films in American history. The film led off with a Read More...


The Seminary “Call”. What Does That Even Mean?

By on May 28, 2015

Was Abraham called to kill Isaac? Yes. He went forward with that plan until God “called” otherwise. Would he have been disobedient to continue with the original “calling” of killing Isaac after God said “stop”? In the church today we have a very strange and anemic doctrine of “calling” that I don’t believe is biblical. Read More...


Organizing Seminary: Apps for Writing

By on April 20, 2015

It won’t take you long upon your arrival at seminary how much things may have changed from previous generations of seminary educations. One of the biggest differences is just how digital everything is. Most seminaries have some sort of online class management system through which you will track grades, assignments, schedules, and get documents and Read More...