2017 is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. (That’s if we’re basing it on 1517, the traditionally-understood official start of the Reformation. There’s a case to be made that it started earlier, but that’s neither here nor there for the purposes of this post.) My last post here announced a new podcast from myself … More Saints Gone Before podcast and the Protestant Reformation
Jonathan and I enjoyed making An Oral History of the Church so much, and we saw a significant gap in available podcasts, so we decided to launch a second one. It’s called “Saints Gone Before,” and is available on its own page (click here) or via iTunes, Google Play, Player FM, Blubrry, Podbean, and any … More New podcast announcement!
If you followed along with Jonathan and I over the last 7 or 8 months, you know that we launched a podcast that performed a study of the campus sale/relocation of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention (nee Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary). That study finished at the end of September. But now, a … More New Volume of An Oral History of the Church!
We’re back with a brand new addition, an interview with GGBTS alumnus Marc Jantomaso! Marc is a church planter whose story demonstrates the kind of grounded, hard-working ministry you can see exhibited in seminary student after seminary student. We think you’ll enjoy his story. The audio on this episode is a bit different. We recorded … More Episode 13 of An Oral History of the Church, Volume 1
Jonathan and I are back with a brand new addition (and not just Vanilla Ice lyrics references)! We decided to add to the quality of the oral history with a bit of visual history, as well. Specifically, we’re releasing video tours of the Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary’s Mill Valley campus just prior to the … More An Oral History of the Church – Now with video tours
Jonathan and Adam sit down with Dr. Lisa Hoff, Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. In this episode, Dr. Hoff shares what it was like to come to GGBTS three times, as a student, as a staff member, and then as faculty. Dr. Hoff shares with us a unique perspective … More Episode 4 of An Oral History of the Church
The following is a list, in no particular order, of 12 helpful books that discuss church discipline or elements of it. This list is for layperson and minister alike, with some focusing primarily on the theoretical/biblical study of the issue, while others focus primarily on the practical, and some include a helpful dose of both. … More A Visual Primer Bibliography on Church Discipline
Originally posted on Video Games and the Bible:
A screenshot of That Dragon, Cancer *Sources of screenshots are listed in their respective file names. __________________________________________ That Dragon, Cancer* (TDC) gameplay footage and discussion from the Video Games and the Bible YouTube channel: That Dragon, Cancer was created by predominantly Christian-staffed independent studio Numinous Games. Among these developers are the…
Due to release on October 27th, Al Mohler’s We Cannot Be Silent is a helpful introduction for modern evangelical thought on the current events involving the redefinition of sexuality, marriage, etc. At 180 pages in length, it is a suitably brief introduction that should lead hungry thinkers towards yet more reading on various sides of … More Book Review: We Cannot Be Silent by R. Albert Mohler, Jr.
Beale, G. K., Daniel J. Brendsel, and William A. Ross. An Interpretive Lexicon of New Testament Greek: Analysis of Prepositions, Adverbs, Particles, Relative Pronouns, and Conjunctions (Grand Rapids, 2014), 96 pp. Many Koine Greek lexicons and grammars have been written over the years. Walter Bauer, et al, produced a thorough and landmark lexicon, which was … More Book Review: An Intepretive Lexicon of NT Greek