Sunday, September 19, 2021

Jet Fuel

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing conversation at The King’s University about the big callings God has for us. Inspired by the moment on an airline when God called Pastor Jack Hayford to start TKU, we...

Grounded Wisdom

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing conversation at The King’s University about the big callings God has for us. Inspired by the moment on an airline when God called Pastor Jack Hayford to start TKU, we...

One New Man, Hebrew Roots, Replacement Theology

I have been the director of Messianic Jewish Studies at The King’s University since 2015, and I get the sense from my little corner of the universe that the Church is at a crossroads in understanding its relationship to...

How to Get a Word

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing conversation at The King’s University about the big callings God has for us. Inspired by the moment on an airline when God called Pastor Jack Hayford to start TKU, we...

A Moment of Decades

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing conversation at The King’s University about the big callings God has for us. Inspired by the moment on an airline when God called Pastor Jack Hayford to start TKU, we...

How Not to Do Theology

About 50 years ago, Francis Schaeffer, in his little-known book, The Church before the Watching World, used two analogies that have stuck with me ever since. How a plateau between two cliffs, and mountains and foothills, illustrate the way believers—especially leaders...

The Woman, Her Son, and the Dragon

As the title for this post implies, there is a lot packed into the following text. As a result, to cover the ground necessary to connect the textual dots, the post will not focus on either the history of...

Learning Between the Lines

Learning is quite different than being taught, and I am convinced that I have learned much more than I have been taught during my time at The King's University. Of course, what I have been taught cements itself as...

Podcast: Leaders In Tension: The Difference Between Transparency and Vulnerability

When things don't occur properly at the leadership table, the organization struggles. In this episode of Church InTension, Dr. Jon Chasteen talks with leadership expert Hrishi Baskaran about the importance of vulnerability and the pitfalls of transparency and false...

Praying Together for Spiritual Renewal and Unity in the Body of Christ

Two of our key core values at The King’s University are that we are United, and that we are Rooted. We aim to live in such a way as to truly come together in mutual support and relationship in Christian community...

How Not to Interpret the Bible

Among the hats I wear at The King's University, one is teaching a required undergraduate course called “Biblical Background and Interpretation.” That course is designed teach students how to interpret the Bible and apply it in their lives, which...

Podcast: Reviving a Dying Church in Uncertain Times

Pastor Brady Boyd took over New Life Church, whose previous pastor experienced a highly publicized moral failure. Bringing the church back to health would be an uphill battle. That's when disaster struck. A shooter entered the church and killed...