Tag Bible College

Christian Theologian 101: Beware Ambition

There is a wonderful but oft overlooked verse in 1 Thessalonians. Paul writes, “Aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs” (1 Thessalonians 4:11). But our day and...

Christian Theologian 101: Intellectual Lust

Earlier this year I began a series of posts for those engaged in theological studies, particularly students. The first post argued that the goal of any theological pursuit must always...

Fridays With Fred: Studying Theology

Friedrich Nietzsche made no secret of his disdain for the Christian faith. Thus, it’s unsurprising that he also loathed theologians. In his own day, he saw them as a modern...

Christian Theologian 101: Humility

Two weeks back I began what I hope will be a series of short exhortations, addressing those engaged in theological training. Though my target audience for these posts are theological...

Christian Theologian 101: Pursue Character

Most undergraduate degrees in theology kick-off with a kind of Systematics 101. These are invaluable, serving to introduce budding young theologians and future gospel workers to systematic theology, making them...

Reflection on Bible College: Christian Disneyland

I recall one of the first phone conversations I had after arriving at Bible College. Shiny shoes and starry eyes, I remember telling my mom not to worry that I...