Fake News Begets Fake History

Collin Brendemuehl: “Fake history” is worthy of exploration if to correct bad history. Good history is necessary because bad history exists.

The Systematic Evangelical Mind

Collin Brendemuehl: Everybody thinks systematically including evangelicals.  We interpret everything around us according to our frame of reference, which is certainly more than a mere mental state.

Baucham Shows Pastoral Heart in Fault Lines

Collin Brendemuehl reviews Fault Lines: The Social Justice and Evangelicalism’s Looming Catastrophe by Dr. Voddie Baucham.

Is Religious Belief A Legitimate Way of Knowing?

Collin Brendemuehl: In the end, your relationship with the Lord remains as intellectually sound as any other type of knowledge.

Do You Think Your Prayers Are Hitting a Ceiling?

Collin Brendemuehl: We’ve forgotten the core principle of maturity in the New Testament church. It’s really simple: To be found faithful.

Reasons to Behave

Collin Brendemuehl: There is no proper virtue outside a duty that provides scope; there is no proper duty without a virtue that gives it purpose.

The Church’s Individualism Problem

Collin Brendemuehl discusses the problem of individualism within the church and how it fuels anti-intellectualism and impacts church discipline.

The American Cult

Collin Brendemuehl: Politics is temporal and should always be treated as such. Take the offensive with the gospel and the kingdom.

Division and Compromise Within the Evangelical Church

Collin Brendemuehl: The starting point for a solution would be for every church to become, at some level, a local church Bible institute.

The Christian as Public Theologian

Collin Brendemuehl: We ought to be speaking but we ought not abandon truth, especially not for fads, theological or political.

The American Hot Box

Collin Brendemuehl: Entertainment is education. The whole of our social structure has become a hot box.

Why Biblical Theology is Not Enough

Collin Brendemuehl: The Biblical theology that is a concern is the type that avoids challenges and challenging passages.

Reviewing Live Not By Lies by Rod Dreher

Collin Brendemuehl reviews Rod Dreher’s latest work: Live Not By Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents.

Brendemuehl: This Apocalyptic Age

Collin Brendemuehl: People are looking for a reason to hope. They want hope, and they want a foundation for it. The desire is everywhere. Do we share it?

Brendemuehl: Should Churches or Christian Organizations Apply for a SBA Loan?

Collin Brendemuehl: Once we take federal government money we are finished (ethically and theologically) as a church. We will be no longer God’s church.

Bad Theology, False Flags, and The Church

Collin Bredemuehl: Can bad theology create a false flag? Can bad theology create a situation where someone else deceived so that they would sin as the seeming right choice?