Did Paul Write the Pastoral Epistles? (Schnabel)

 In the past 100 or 150 years, some scholars have argued that the pastoral epistles (1 & 2 Timothy, Titus) were probably not written by the apostle Paul. There are various theories out there; it's hard to summarize all the scholarship and positions in just a few sentences. Basically, some argue that Paul couldn't have… Continue reading Did Paul Write the Pastoral Epistles? (Schnabel)

Go Back and Be Like the Early Church?

  These are great words from a commentary-like book Eugene Peterson wrote on Ephesians, Practice Resurrection. “In Thessalonica, some members of the church were so sure that the Lord was returning any day that they quit working.  They sat around speculating what kind of cloud would provide the chariot for Jesus’ arrival and letting their… Continue reading Go Back and Be Like the Early Church?