Top Ten Books that Changed my Life

I know it sounds dramatic, but it’s true. Each of the ten books I’ve outlined below (actually twelve), in one way or another, have changed the course of my life. They have caused a shift in what and how I believe, live in and see the world. There are, of course, many other books I […]

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The Role of ‘Tradition’ within Evangelical Theological Development

On the topic of theological development, a number of Christian leaders clearly reflect the paleo-orthodoxy of Thomas Oden, D.H. Williams, and Robert Webber. They are also referred to as Evangelical Traditionalists, who identify an ancient doctrinal consensus (creeds) as a source and norm alongside of scripture. They often use tradition as a ‘governing authority’ for […]

Q & A Video Interview with Roger Olson Concerning His Latest Book ‘Against Calvinism’

Here is a video interview with Dr. Roger Olson concerning his latest book Against Calvinism.  As always, Dr. Olson provides a great overview of the current debate between Calvinism and Arminianism within Evangelical theology. Interview with Dr. Olson – From Assemblies of God TV

Evangelical Boundaries and Bruxy Cavey’s Book ‘The End of Religion’

I just finished reading Bruxy Cavey’s 2007 release, The End of Religion and thoroughly enjoyed it. Of the many topics he addressed in the book, there is one that I found particularly appealing – the issue of theological/biblical boundaries in chapter 20. Bruxy writes, “When faith becomes religion, people on the inside of the group […]

Podcast with Roger Olson

Here is a recent interview with Dr. Roger Olson, professor of theology at Truett Seminary, from Homebrewed Christianity.  In this one-hour long podcast, Dr. Olson comments on a wide range of topics that include: – Arminianism – Rob Bell – Calvinism – Sexuality – Open Theism – Post-conservative Evangelicalism (me) This is a great opportunity […]

Interview with Dr. Roger E. Olson on the Arminian/Calvinist Dialogue

I have for some time now grown to deeply appreciate Dr. Roger Olson, Professor of Theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary (Baylor University),  and his balanced perspective on a wide variety of biblical and theological issues. In this interview from Assembles of God TV (AGT), he offers an informed and insightful response on the […]