“Just me, my Bible and Jesus.”

“Just me, my Bible and Jesus.” There are at least three false concepts that this popular one-liner implies: 1. The individual believer does not need the Body of Christ. It does not require master level courses in Church History to know that from the beginning “Christians” were only definable as such due to their association…

Rob Bell’s “Love Wins”: An Eastern Orthodox Perspective

The big question on the minds of Rob Bell fans and foes alike prior to the release of “Love Wins” was whether or not Rob Bell promoted Universalism (the doctrine that all people are eventually redeemed). Some even condemned him before the book made it to store shelves (bad form fellas). In response to many…

Proposed Ban on Sola Scriptura’s Top Offenders (a satire)

Proposed Ban on Sola Scriptura’s Top Offenders (a satire) *Sola Scriptura: Latin for “Scripture alone;” the doctrine that the Bible alone is the Christian’s absolute and primary authority, containing all knowledge necessary for salvation and holiness. So, what would it look like if there was such a thing as a fully consistent doctrine of Sola…