The Remnant Radio Blog

Podcasts and Preachers

"Good news" for the eager Many people have asked for podcasts recommendations or preachers who are our “go to’s” for good information. Everyone at remnant put their heads together and came up with two lists that will hopefully be helpful. Podcasts 1.) Tim Mackie...

How Faith Finds Rest

Luke 1:34–38 And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I am a virgin?” And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God....

Four Insights from Gordon Fee

1. The Passion of Paul’s life “Anyone who reads even a smattering of Paul’s writings recognizes early on that his devotion to Christ was the foremost reality and passion of his life. What he said in one of his later letters serves as a kind of motto for his entire...

Anti-intellectualism (Part 4)

 The Church is Anorexic All these facts point to the present condition of the church as deeply anti-intellectual. It could be said that the church now has a kind of "Spiritual Anorexia." Anorexics (1) have an intense fear of becoming fat. The comparison between...

Anti-intellectualism (Part 3)

In this post I want to pick back up on an idea i hinted at in the first post in this series. The metaphor of anti-intellectualism as poison. In this post we will look deeper at the effects of anti-intellectualism using poison as a guiding metaphor. we will conclude...

Anti-intellectualism (Part 2)

In this post we will look at 3 key distinctions and clarifications that makes the christian mind distinctly Christian. A great guide for us is a mid 20th century scholar, Harry Blamire and his classic work, The Christian Mind (1963). Blamire was an Anglican...

Anti-intellectualism (Part 1)

Do Ideas Have Consequences? “Ideas are overrated,” a young friend once said to me. After a moment I asked him, “So you’re telling me that you hold to the idea that ideas are overrated.” Now a little puzzled and a little unsure he responded “Yes?” “So ideas are not...