Suffering for God’s People?

Does doctrine matter when Christians are dying for their faith? Whenever we hear news about the killing of Christians, we’re reminded of the dire circumstances many believers face. And it doesn’t take long to realize there are hundreds of stories we never hear. It’s...

We Need Theologians, Not Smarty-Pants

If I’m not mistaken, our church is known around town as the “theology church.” I don’t say that to pat my own back. After all, taking theology seriously is no guarantee of spiritual fruitfulness and Christlike maturity. Being known for faith, hope, or love might be...