A long while ago the Apostle Paul wrote to a rather troublesome group of believers in Corinth to “examine yourselves to make sure you are in the faith.” Though this verse may not be fixed on the Mount Rushmore of bad interpretation alongside its friends Judge Not Lest You Be Judged and Whenever Two Or … More That Troubling Morbid Introspection
RTS Charlotte’s counseling department has just made Heath Lambert’s address on Transgenderism and Transformational Christianity available in its entirety. I’d encourage you to carve out some time and listen to the clearest teaching you can find on the shared structure of Christian and transgender claims. One point I appreciate most from Lambert’s address is the … More Lambert Lecture on Transgenderism
This past week RTS Charlotte hosted an EQUIP seminar with Dr. Heath Lambert. Dr. Lambert’s address was titled “Transgender Confusion and Transformational Christianity”. He did a masterful job of outlining how both the historic Christian understanding of sexuality and pro-transgender understanding share three common features: an authority, a morality, and a desire to convert others … More What Are People Asking About Transgenderism?
Our counseling will always only be as strong as our understanding of theology. We believe that genuinely helping people means helping them grow in Christlikeness as the Spirit helps them understand and apply the Word of God to their hearts. As such, the details of our doctrine will always find their way into the way … More How Christ’s Impeccability or Peccability Matters to the Drunk
The tide turned against using computers in class during my time in seminary. Behind the weight of a handful of studies that demonstrated better retention by students who handwrite notes verses students who type notes, an increasing number of professors are discouraging or outright banning the use of tablets and notebooks within their classrooms. Today … More A Plea to Professors: Please Don’t Ban Computers in Your Class
Changing the world ain’t what it’s cracked up to be. What a burden it would be to think that in order for a life to truly count before the Lord someone must do something that has a far-reaching, epoch-sweeping impact that will echo down throughout the ages in connection with their name. Yet far too often … More Why I Won’t Teach My Sons to Change the World
I am paint and memory, Harry, paint and memory. Such is the declaration of the portrait of Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. One hallmark of the Harry Potter series is Dumbledore’s ability to see things as they really are. Dumbledore may not always make sense, but that’s because he’s staring at reality in … More Paint & Memory