Why Jan. 6 is Day of Reckoning for the Church

Why Jan. 6 is Day of Reckoning for the Church

Jan. 6 should go down in history as a day of reckoning not simply for our current political leadership, but also for the church in America. The things that need to be reckoned with by the nation and the church were reflected in the flags that were waived by the...
‘Marriage, Sex and Procreation’

‘Marriage, Sex and Procreation’

Editor’s Note: The following is an adapted excerpt from Schafer’s book, “Marriage, Sex and Procreation: Contemporary Revisions to Augustine’s Theology of Marriage,” (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2019). It is used with permission. The book is available to purchase...
‘God of Violence Yesterday, God of Love Today?’

‘God of Violence Yesterday, God of Love Today?’

“There’s just so much wrath in the Bible!” “The God of the Old Testament is so different from the God of the New Testament!” “Why is there so much violence in the Old Testament?” If I had an English pound for every time someone had said something like this to me, I’d,...