Scot McKnight, a well-known New Testament scholar and author, writes about Christianity and its ties to politics. Here is a sample: The problem, for far too many, Left and Right, is Locke’s trap or statism. It is not speaking prophetically to claim the mantle of the prophet only when it is a Left-leaner criticizing the […]
By Shauna Hyde, PhD In my years of ministry as pastor and counselor, I have worked with people who have been abused, victimized, and traumatized in unspeakable ways. It is heart-breaking and I often find it difficult to understand how one human being can justify treating another human being badly in order to meet their […]
Here’s an interview with Kimberly Gordon, author of three Christian fiction titles from Energion Publications.
Energion Publications uses three words for our mission: Educate, Energize, and Empower. What do we mean by these words? Are they just buzzwords? When I wrote our current mission statement, my grammar checker informed me that I should reword the statement because it used too many buzzwords. These included the three keywords: Educate! Energize! Empower! […]
More than just building a tower, the people of Babel wanted to build a reputation for themselves. They wanted others to recognize their intelligence and skill and to admire them. They wanted to create their own identity as the premier architects and builders of the Ancient Near East. They wanted to be the first people that […]
People may be wondering why Energion has published, within three months, two Topical Line Drives about the Trinity. One of those (A Holy Mystery: Taking Apart the Trinity) I wrote. The other (The Triune Nature of God by Bob Cornwall) I edited. Preview Preview They are very different books, come from completely different places and […]
I want to link to a post from 2014, which has a message worth repeating: Christ Has Died. Here’s a short note from William Powell Tuck’s book The Church Under the Cross: To remove the cross from Christianity is to destroy the Christian message. The cross is at the center of our message about Christ. […]
Chris Surber is an Energion author, pastor, and missionary.
I was planning my note on my personal blog, A Challenge to See, when I also saw what Jody posted today regarding many of our books. I’m going to embed the Facebook ad below. Check the list of authors: David Alan Black is a professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. I know from long conversations […]
Why Christians Should Care about Their Jewish Roots by Nancy Petrey: What more compelling reason can be given for caring about the Jewish roots of our faith than that Jesus was and is Jewish? He is the Jewish Messiah promised to the Jewish people and to the whole world. He was born, lived, died, was raised […]