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Owen Strachan

Owen Strachan (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is Assistant Professor of Christian Theology and Church History at Boyce College. Previously, Strachan served as Managing Director of the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding at TEDS and was the founding Associate Director of the Jonathan Edwards Center at TEDS. He previously served as Editorial Assistant and Teaching Assistant to the President at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Bethany and is the father of Ella and Gavin.

Latest Posts

We're All Over-Protected Now

Owen Strachan | April 04, 2014 | 5:01 AM

We've been trained to live life fearfully, to damp down any sense of risk at all costs, and to believe that failure is the worst possible fate on this earth.


Dodging Haymakers Outside the Abortion Clinic

Owen Strachan | January 24, 2014 | 6:02 AM

Let us pray, vote, and blog. Then, let us go to the places of death in our communities. Let us suffer with Christ.


On Football, Warrior Culture, and Manhood

Owen Strachan | December 09, 2013 | 6:01 AM

Unlike many trends today that undermine biblical manhood, I see the growing concern with warrior culture as an encouraging shift in our culture's definition of masculinity.


Risky Work: Punch the Gas, Not the Clock

Owen Strachan | November 26, 2013 | 6:01 AM

God wants you to risk your comfort and ease and boredom and low vocational expectations.


Darkening of the Light: Hawthorne and the Post-Puritan Conscience

Owen Strachan | March 27, 2013 | 5:01 AM

Hawthorne and his ilk may have lost their way in the woods, but the old paths are still good, and still lead to eternal rest.


See Life in the Eyes of a Skilled, Faithful Journalist

Owen Strachan | October 04, 2012 | 3:00 AM

Just because dead-tree publications are in trouble doesn't mean people have stopped wanting to read complex stories.


The Finest Young Sportswriter in America

Owen Strachan | October 03, 2012 | 3:00 AM

Be prepared to shed tears as you read these stem-winding articles.


Lecrae's Gravity: An Album That Soars

Owen Strachan | September 07, 2012 | 3:00 AM

Gospel hip-hop is here. It has broken through. It's edifying the church, it's influencing the culture, and, wow, it's moving units.


The Page That Changed My Life: Owen Strachan

Owen Strachan | June 29, 2012 | 3:00 AM

This page animates how I try to think and work in Christian ministry, how I teach systematic theology and church history, how I play with my kids, how I butter my toast.


Eugene Peterson on the Reading and Writing Life of the Pastor

Owen Strachan | April 20, 2012 | 3:00 AM

Pastors don't realize how much we owe to our congregations, to the public, to learn how to use words rightly and skillfully and truthfully.