Are You a Theological Inbred?

Do you know what happens when you breed two animals, then you breed their offspring, and you continue to breed within the family tree? The lack of crossbreeding causes major problems. Genetic defects that were once minor recessive traits become exaggerated. A line that began with two normal animals becomes offspring with mutations, defects, and […]

Does Your Faith Have Any ‘Blind Spots’? (Book Review)

The landscape of Christianity is changing. Denominational divisions are quickly fading, and new lines are being drawn in the sand. These days Christians are divided by causes, movements, and tribes–each with their own pedestaled preachers, key issues, and whipping boys. As Editorial Director of The Gospel Coalition, Collin Hansen admits he has had his fair […]

Our Swerving Universe: Chesterton on Paradoxes

I’ve been reading G.K. Chesterton’s book Orthodoxy recently.  Reading Chesterton is a bit like climbing into the backseat of a wild taxi driver–you may have no idea where he is taking you but you’re enjoying the ride.  He’s got a way of expression that is poignant and fresh, and he uses illustrations instead of logical arguments in […]

A Review of ‘The Poverty of Nations’ by Wayne Grudem and Barry Asmus

Barry Asmus and Wayne Grudem, The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution. Wheaton: Crossway, 2013. 402 pp. $23.97. I had heard some good things about The Poverty of Nations, and one of its co-authors (Wayne Grudem) is practically a legend in theological circles.  So, when the book popped up as an option on my Beyond the Page account, […]