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John Starke is an editor for The Gospel Coalition and lead pastor of All Souls Church in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is the co-editor with Bruce A. Ware of the forthcoming book, One God in Three Person: Upholding the Trinity's Unity of Essence and Distinction of Persons (Crossway Books).
These cultural moments are occasions for debate on how we should think about artistic expressions of biblical narratives and, most controversially, Jesus Christ.
There's not one good answer for questions about God and suffering. People are complex, and so are God's ways.
You know your heart is on the right track when you realize that only Jesus' work on the cross can save your city and ultimately meet the needs of the poor.
Discussions over worldviews can get muddled fast, but Graham Cole slices through some of the difficulty.
Lament even when you're not lamenting so that when those dark clouds come, you will be spiritually nimble and know what songs to sing and what prayers to pray.
When you reduce every creature to the sum of its material parts then you take away your ability to objectively dignify anything.
Their examples gives us hope as Christians seeks to love our neighbors in settings increasingly hostile to the church.
We cannot taste and see the goodness of the Lord if we are satisfying our sinful cravings.
The implications of this decision, he argues, will in the fullness of time, apply to all 50 states.
If you've never heard of Carl Henry or don't know where to begin, Thornbury and Hansen are good guides.