Category Archives: News, Politics and Culture

Paul, the Institution of Slavery, and the Cross-shaped Life

THEOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS ON SLAVERY IN THE PAULINE CORPUS Submitted to Dr. Joshua Jipp in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course NT 6252 Interpreting Paul and General Epistles at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Preface Whether as a paper or a blog post, … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Log: Day 11 – Tyranny and Tourism

Location: Kampala (Mengo and Bugolobi districts), Uganda Saturday, May 27, 2017 Today was a day of tourism and relaxation. We ate breakfast at the hotel — which, by the way, is as standardized here (the Namirembe Guest House) as it was … Continue reading

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Rethinking Freedom

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love the Marvel movies. I enjoy watching the good guy unequivocally trounce the bad guy. I’m all about truth, justice and the American way! As our culture becomes progressively discontent, confused, even fearful … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t More Intellectuals Believers?

I came across an interesting article on Facebook recently entitled, “Why Aren’t More Intellectuals Believers?” (link to the original article), written by David Denison. His article is essentially a reaction to a study conducted by the University of Rochester entitled “Studies … Continue reading

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Anticipating Judgment

Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, “Who is … Continue reading

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The Potential for a Prophetic Voice in the American Evangelical Church on Issues of Race and Racialization

As you know, I’m in seminary at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. This summer, I took a single “modular” class called “Social and Cultural Exegesis”. The focus of this class as bible students is to learn from concepts in sociology to better interpret … Continue reading

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Jesus Feeds the Dogs

A story about amazing love… Jesus withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely oppressed … Continue reading

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