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Awkward Encounters

March 09, 2018

We aren’t after small mere talk; rather, we want biblical intentionality. Christ is intentional with us, and he really knows the various struggles and weaknesses we all face (Heb 4:15). He knows this because he’s been through it already. Biblical intentionality that embraces awkwardness will seek to not only the basics of a person (e.g., name, ethnicity, hometown, etc.), but the inner-nuances of their soul (e.g., personality, various interests, personal struggles with sins, strengths, etc.).

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How Does the Sermon on the Mount Fit in Matthew’s Gospel?

March 05, 2018

The Sermon is a call to repentance and participation in Christ’s new covenant kingdom through radical dependence on God for holistic righteousness and the blessed ends that attend it.

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Therefore, Don’t Be Anxious

March 02, 2018

We all face anxiety. It’s a global epidemic. But Jesus says we shouldn’t worry. Here’s eight reasons why from Matthew 6.

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The Christ of Psalms 1–2

March 01, 2018

When we read Pss 1–2 together, we quickly see carefully composed word parallels, and knowing these parallels opens our understanding of the theological message of these psalms. The purpose of this 2-part article will be to lay out these parallels, which will then provide the proper groundwork for Part 2.

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The Glory of His Gift

February 16, 2018

An account of “given-ness” must start with a Giver, and follow a structure of Giver–giving–given.

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The Matter and Manner of Christian Theology

February 09, 2018

This essay is a prolegomenon that explicates what theology studies, how theology studies it, and why theology studies what it does in a peculiar manner.

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John Webster and the Joy of Theology

February 02, 2018
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Imitating the Ordinary

January 28, 2018
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Aquinas and the Doctrine of God

January 19, 2018
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Salvation and Judgment Through Water

January 15, 2018
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Is Romans 9 About Corporate or Individual Election?

January 12, 2018
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For the Joy Set before You

January 10, 2018