I love studying theology. Having gone to seminary, I’ve read my fair share of dusty old theology books with difficult concepts to understand. Often, I’ve read them with my dictionary handy so that I can look up the many words I don’t understand.And I’ve loved every second of it. Diving deeper into weighty theological ideas … Continue reading 6 Reasons You Should Guard Yourself Against Becoming A Theology Snob
Seminary training is such a valuable asset to church leaders. But there are a lot of misconceptions about seminary grads. Here are 5 surprising truths about seminary grads.
If you grew up in a bible believing church or have attended one for some time, the idea that Jesus is God is probably a given for you. And it should be. It’s one of the most important convictions we hold. Jesus wasn’t just a good teacher or a powerful prophet. He is God in … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Jesus’ Humanity Really Matters
My personality can be a bit much for some people. I’ve often been told to “tone it down.” Tamara must be here because we could hear her a mile away. And that wasn't a good thing. As an extrovert, sometimes I longed to become a little less me. I wanted to be one of those sweet … Continue reading The Love of Jesus is Radically Individualized
Few topics of discussion in the Christian faith are more confusing than the idea of the Trinity. The God of the Bible is one God. He has one essence – one substance. In other words, one “stuffness.” However, He exists in three Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Each Person in the … Continue reading 4 Bad Ways to Explain the Trinity (and 1 Good One)
This blog really springs from our genuine excitement to talk about theology and real life. Sometimes it seems like these two worlds are so far disconnected as if theology is just something really nerdy Christians care about but that rarely transfers to real life. But we love talking about the hard things of faith and how they impact our daily lives.