Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

Who Is a Vocational Theologian?

Every Christian is not a theologian. Well, at least not a vocational one. Once I had a conversation with a well-respected New Testament scholar about how you get the title “scholar,” probably out of pride, hoping one day to be referred to as one. He

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Christian Foundations for a New Believer 

We’ve talked a bit about new believers. So far we’ve looked at The Best Book of The Bible for New Believers and A Bible Reading Guide for New Believers. Today we’re going to discuss some Christian foundations for a new believer. In other words, we’ll

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The Bible Is . . .

If you read any worthwhile Systematic Theology book you’ll undoubtedly discover a chapter on the doctrine of Scripture. When theologians talk about the Bible, they often use terms like inspiration, inerrancy, authority, sufficiency, and so on. Do you know what these terms mean? Below you’ll

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The Most Popular Bible Verse Among Unbelievers

For years, John 3:16 was the most popular Bible verse in the world. I’m sure you have part or the entire verse memorized: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have

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Why We Shouldn’t Speak Flippantly or Joke About Hell

I like to joke around. I grew up with brothers, and we said and did all kinds of dumb stuff. For six years, I played organized football and heard enough locker room talk to last a lifetime. When I worked for a supplement retail company,

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