Category: Theology

Theodicy: Is God Just?

Is it right for God to bless the wicked? Is it fair for God to allow calamity to strike the righteous? Is it just for God to use an evil nation to punish a more […]

How Do I Know God’s Call for My Life?

There seems to be a wide misconception surrounding “God’s will for my life,” or “God’s calling for my life”. Unfortunately, a vague teaching of “God’s will” has lead to a vague understanding of God’s will […]

Does the New Testament Condone Slavery?

It does not mean that the New Testament allowed the mistreatment of individuals for any reason or that it allowed some people to be treated as property.

What is Theology?

What is theology? It is a word we toss around quite often, but do we really understand what it is? The word itself breaks down into two parts: theos and logos, the Greek words for […]

How is the Church Governed and Led?

Four weeks ago we embarked on a journey to study the doctrine of the church. Thank you to all of the readers who have joined us along the way! Today we will bring this study […]

Church Discipline

One of my recent doctoral seminars at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary required me to articulate the Bible’s teachings on certain matters pertaining to the church. The past three weeks, we have seen a definition of […]

What is the Lord’s Supper?

Two weeks ago we began a study of the local church. If you missed the first two posts, you can check them out here and here. Today we turn our attention to the second of […]