What Can we Learn from Unbelievers?
Syncretism, Natural Law and Pagan Wisdom
What does it mean to claim to be biblical, and what is the and grounds for wisdom? In a time where the root of authority is hotly debated, God's Word reminds us that reason is a tool, not a judge.
What’s a Christian to do with Natural Law?
Jeff Ventrella and Andrew Sandlin discuss natural law theory and natural theology, highlighting what man is for, how we should live, and the proper role of reason in relation to the written Word of God. In every human activity, there is an assumed worldview, and therefore an assumed cosmology.
What Pro Sports tells us about Culture
Jeffery Ventrella explains the biblical understanding of sports and competition, and role that they play in culture.
An Introduction to Worldview
Jeffery Ventrella unpacks the concept of worldview, explaining how a person’s network of beliefs influences the way they understand and approach the world and every area of life.
Who do you Say that I Am?
Language is given by God, to be used in conveying truth. Preferred personal pronouns seek to undermine God's created reality and affirms sin and rebellion.
Social Justice (Part 2)
Social Justice – properly understood in light of the Word of God – is indispensable to the Christian. It is a reflection of the social nature of the Triune God, and is to be pursued in every area of our lives.
Law and Gospel (Part 2)
God's law and God's gospel work together for our salvation and sanctification. We are not simply ignorant; we are the dead brought to life – convicted and executed under the law, and raised to new life by the gospel.
Law and Gospel (Part 1)
God's law is a reflection of His holiness and character, and it has specific and enduring purposes in the function of God's economy.
Living in Sin…Well
How to live in Babylon: Look Up, Look Out, and Look Forward.
The Greatness of the Great Commission
Jesus is King and He's not running for re-election. Furthermore, as King He has commissioned His subjects to a great work, a work beyond "saving souls."
Christ and Culture Q & A Session
HTSWA 2011 conference Q and A session with Joe Boot and Jeffery Ventrella.