Category: Theology

“And Carrying the Cross on Himself”

03, October, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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I’ve had the privilege to take a course on Johannine Literature this semester at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (the phrase “Johannine Literature” is a fancy [...]

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Prepositions in a Prologue

05, September, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Unless you’re one of those increasingly rare fans of grammar, you may find the title above to be…shall we say…uninspiring. Who cares about prepositions? Can we ev [...]

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The Horrible Cross

04, April, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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This past Sunday, we sang “The Wonderful Cross”. Christians, knowing what we know – namely, that the cross was not the end of Jesus’s life, and that God wou [...]

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All You Need is Love

31, January, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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It’s February – which means that countless young, starstruck lovers will soon be frantically searching for the most original way possible to express their love for thei [...]

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Death of a Pope

03, January, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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By now you’ve likely heard that Pope Benedict XVI – AKA, Joseph Ratzinger – died over the weekend. Pope Benedict was unique for a number of reasons: he was the fi [...]

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The Unhelpful John Tetzel

01, November, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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This past Sunday, we drew attention to “Reformation Day”: the day Protestants remember Martin Luther’s posting his Ninety Five Theses on the church door at Witten [...]

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Life Among the Ruins

07, June, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Current events have a way of exposing one’s underlying theology and worldview. Whether it’s a natural disaster, a political scandal, or the death of a famous gorilla (y [...]

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News of the Day

03, May, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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If you haven’t heard, a draft of a Supreme Court decision overturning Roe vs. Wade was leaked late yesterday evening. A leak of this nature is unprecedented in recent years, [...]

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Wars and Rumors of Wars

01, March, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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It is a major challenge to read, interpret, preach, and teach Matthew 24 and 25. Jesus is clearly speaking of future events, but it’s not entirely clear what order or timefra [...]

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The Dragon is Dead

03, December, 2021Posted by :Zach Ellsworth

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Recently, I was reading The Hobbit, a children’s fantasy book written by J. R. R. Tolkien and originally published in 1937. Tolkien, a devout Christian, wrote stories woven- [...]

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