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Escoge tus batallas: El caso del triaje teológico

Escoge tus batallas: El caso del triaje teológico

by Gavin Ortlund

En la teología, como en las batallas, vale la pena morir en algunas montañas, y en otras no. ¿Cómo podemos saber en cuáles vale la pena morir? ¿Cuándo debe causar divisiones la doctrina, y cuándo debe prevalecer la unidad? Así como en el campo de batalla los médicos atienden a los más lastimados primero y … Read more…

Why God Makes Sense in a World That Doesn't: The Beauty of Christian Theism

Why God Makes Sense in a World That Doesn't: The Beauty of Christian Theism

by Gavin Ortlund

It has never been more important to articulate the wonder and enchantment of the Christian message. Yet the traditional approaches of apologetics are often outmoded in an age of profound disenchantment and distraction, unable to meet this pressing need.This winsome apologetics book for a new generation makes the case that Christianity offers a compelling exp… Read more…

Retrieving Augustine's Doctrine of Creation: Ancient Wisdom for Current Controversy

Retrieving Augustine's Doctrine of Creation: Ancient Wisdom for Current Controversy

by Gavin Ortlund

How might premodern exegesis of Genesis inform Christian debates about creation today? Imagine a table with three people in dialogue: a young-earth creationist, an old-earth creationist, and an evolutionary creationist. Into the room walks Augustine of Hippo, one of the most significant theologians in the history of the church. In what ways… Read more…

Finding the Right Hills to Die On: The Case for Theological Triage

Finding the Right Hills to Die On: The Case for Theological Triage

by Gavin Ortlund

In theology, just as in battle, some hills are worth dying on. But how do we know which ones? When should doctrine divide, and when should unity prevail? Pastor Gavin Ortlund makes the case that while all doctrines matter, some are more essential than others. He considers how and what to prioritize in doctrine and ministry, encouraging humility and grace alo… Read more…

Theological Retrieval for Evangelicals: Why We Need Our Past to Have a Future

Theological Retrieval for Evangelicals: Why We Need Our Past to Have a Future

by Gavin Ortlund

Restless for rootedness, many Christians are abandoning Protestantism altogether. Many evangelicals today are aching for theological rootedness often found in other Christian traditions. Modern evangelicalism is not known for drawing from church history to inform views on the Christian life, which can lead to a "me and my Bible" approach to theology.… Read more…

1–2 Kings: A 12-Week Study

1–2 Kings: A 12-Week Study

by Dane C. Ortlund, J. I. Packer, Lane T. Dennis and Gavin Ortlund

The Knowing the Bible series is a resource designed to help Bible readers better understand and apply God’s Word. These 12-week studies lead participants through books of the Bible and are made up of four basic components: (1) reflection questions help readers engage the text at a deeper level; (2) “Gospel Glimpses” highlight the gospel of grace throug… Read more…