Preaching on Controversial Themes

Sometimes people tell pastors not to preach on controversial themes in order to keep the peace (which is no peace). I fear we’ve done just that. Because a Gospel-living-Christian is bound to be controversial by definition. After all, they follow a man who was controversial enough to get the electric chair. If our words, actions…

Guest on Michael Heiser’s Podcast

I was excited to join 3 other pastors from across denominations on Dr. Michael Heiser’s The Naked Bible Podcast to discuss teaching the Bible’s divine council worldview in our churches. It was cool to learn from these other pastors and to be able to express some of what I’ve seen over the years. Check out…

All Evangelize, But Only Some Are Evangelists

Evangelism is a gifting that the church at large expects Christians to be good at. Now before we flesh out this example, let’s remember that there are things all Christians are obviously expected to do and evangelism is one of them. There’s nothing in the Bible that even remotely implies that if you’re not gifted…