Did God instruct the human race to be His caretakers over nature? If so, is environmental exploitation disobedience to God? Is it true, as many critics claim, that Christianity is the root cause of today's environmental problems---or are all religions and cultures responsible? How should the church respond?
St. Paul, Theologian of the Trinity:
Should we think of doctrine as a grimy residue that has to be scrubbed away before we can really see the vibrancy and vividness of Paul's letters? It's a hard question to answer in the abstract, once and for all, but at least with respect to the doctrine of the Trinity, a growing chorus of scholars is responding with a resounding, "No."
Can't wait for this! The Launch of "Christ-Centered Exposition: Exalting Jesus in Every Book of the Bible"
Above all we want to exalt and honor King Jesus. Second, we want to model faithful, biblical exposition. In this context we are excited to show the appropriate differences that exist within in this preaching model. Third, we want a strong missional thread running throughout the series. Building Christ's Church and extending the gospel to all the nations will be a consistent focus of this series. Finally, for all who preach and teach the Bible, it is our hope and prayer you will be helped in your own ministry of the Word.
Black and White and Red All Over: Why Racial Justice is a Gospel Issue
I'm thrilled about where God might be taking the SBC. A denomination formed to protect slavery led by a descendant of slaves, that's just the kind of providential irony our God loves. Maybe it will prompt our denomination to stop seeing non-white people as opportunities for "ethnic ministry," and prompt us to see there opportunities to find our leaders. Maybe seeing a non-white face with the gavel of the SBC might remind us that the Man we'll see on the Judgment Seat, well, he isn't a white guy either.
Phil Vischer repents of moralism in Veggie Tales:
I looked back at the previous 10 years and realized I had spent 10 years trying to convince kids to behave Christianly without actually teaching them Christianity. And that was a pretty serious conviction. You can say, "Hey kids, be more forgiving because the Bible says so," or "Hey kids, be more kind because the Bible says so!" But that isn't Christianity, it's morality.