Do Compassionate Comps Exist?

Earlier this year, Bob Yarbrough and Don Carson spoke at the EFCA’s theology conference: “Understanding the Complementarian Position: Considering Implications and Exploring Practices in the Home and the Local Church” (The Gospel Coalition has a helpful summary). Not...

Job’s Offspring

(The following comprises Part Fifteen of the Saturday series on Secondary Illuminations of Scripture.) The story of Job has encouraged me in the face of losses, traumas, and trials.  For the purposes of this series, the book of Job is a useful stopping point for...

Fallacy Fridays: Ignoring the Context

This final guideline provided by Grant Osborne (The Hermeneutical Spiral) is pretty simple. It’s known as the Ignoring the Context fallacy. It’s almost too self-descriptive, right? Osborne is quite helpful in suggesting why this is so important. He writes,...

Fallacy Fridays: How to Do a Word Study

I’m going to keep this week’s contribution to the “Fallacy Fridays” series simple. We’ve been pointing out a few of the exegetical and logical fallacies that are related to biblical interpretation and the broader category of hermeneutics....