The Biblical Model of Leadership

There is no end of opinions regarding “the” biblical model of leadership. There is the leader as CEO, servant, shepherd, visionary, teacher, discipler, counselor, chaplain… and to make matters worse, most make...

Why Living for God Depends on Good Theology

What Is True Theology? Good theology doesn’t necessarily guarantee good living. Far too many pastors, theologians, scholars, and laypersons have possessed good theology and lived like their father, the devi...

5 Reasons Leaders Fall

Let’s begin with a simple fact: I am a sinful man. As Joseph de Maistre once said, “I do not know what the heart of a rascal may be; I know what is in the heart of an honest man; it is horrible.” Yes. Wh...

What Is Textual Criticism?

Textual criticism is the discipline that, it's both a science and an art that has as it's fundamental goal to reconstruct the wording of an original document whose manuscripts no longer exist, or we don't know...

What Is (And Isn’t) Heresy?

Traditionally, a heretic is someone who has compromised an essential doctrine and lost sight of who God really is, usually by oversimplification. Literally, heresy means “choice” — that is, a choice to deviate...