Category Archives: The Church

From Gutenberg to YouVersion: The Word of God and the Technology of the Word

My recent Davenant Institute lecture on the subject of the significance of textual technologies for our engagement with Scripture has just been posted on Youtube: I recently enjoyed watching Dr. Christopher Schlect’s highly informative and stimulating lecture in the same … Continue reading

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What Pastors Could Learn From Jordan Peterson

Last night, along with a few online friends, I watched this debate on the meaning of life between William Lane Craig, Rebecca Goldstein, and Jordan Peterson, hosted by Wycliffe College. While watching it, and reflecting upon Peterson’s work more generally … Continue reading

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Video: Do We Need an Ecumenical Council on Homosexuality?

My latest Davenant Institute video has just been published. Within it, Brad Belschner and I discuss the question of whether the Church should set up an ecumenical council on the question of homosexuality.

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Podcast: On Matt’s Prison BBQ Project

This week’s episode of Mere Fidelity is a little different. Matt has set up a very ambitious and exciting project and wanted to share it with us all and to ask for the prayer and the support of our listeners. … Continue reading

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Podcast: Awaiting the King, with Davey Henreckson

The final volume in James K.A. Smith’s Cultural Liturgies trilogy, Awaiting the King: Reforming Public Theology, has just been released. In this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Davey Henreckson joins us to discuss Smith’s book. This is, I believe, our … Continue reading

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Video: Is Ethics Part of Orthodoxy?

My latest Davenant Institute discussion with Brad Belschner has just gone online. On this one, we discuss whether ethics is a part of orthodoxy.

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Podcast: The Reformation, with Carl Trueman

In honour of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, this week’s podcast was devoted to a discussion of its causes, its importance, and its legacy. For our discussion, the entire Mere Fidelity cast was joined by the wonderful Carl … Continue reading

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