Monday Musings (October 23, 2017): Education, the Church, and the Old Testament

 I recently participated in a conference at fbcBranson entitled “Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament.” You can check out the excellent presentations here. As part of this conference, I was giving a presentation on how the Old Testament is dying. I relied heavily on the work of Brent Strawn in his book, The Old Testament is Dying, in which he argues that the … Continue reading Monday Musings (October 23, 2017): Education, the Church, and the Old Testament

Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament

For many in the church today, the Old Testament is completely foreign to us, except for perhaps a few disconnected stories about Abraham, Joseph, Moses, Samson, and David. The reality is that fewer American Christians each year are reading their Bibles, and even fewer still read the Old Testament. A survey of sermon texts on church websites or in published books of sermons point to … Continue reading Christianity and the Death of the Old Testament