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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.
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.
Let us pray, vote, and blog. Then, let us go to the places of death in our communities. Let us suffer with Christ.
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.
God wants you to risk your comfort and ease and boredom and low vocational expectations.
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.
Just because dead-tree publications are in trouble doesn't mean people have stopped wanting to read complex stories.
Be prepared to shed tears as you read these stem-winding articles.
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.
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.
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.