What is Cultural Marxism?
Blog Entry

What is Cultural Marxism?

April 22, 2018  |  Andrew Sandlin

Cultural Marxism is one of those phrases that we use a lot; but for those who don't have the leisure to study this material, how do we understand this term? Andrew Sandlin explains the origins, nature, and insidious implications of this worldview that has been in ascendance in the modern West.

Topic: Statism
Jesus Christ's Finished Work Finishes Off Satan and Sin
Blog Entry

Jesus Christ's Finished Work Finishes Off Satan and Sin

March 31, 2018  |  Andrew Sandlin

Jesus Christ's death was itself an exaltation and victory the Son of Man lifted up to draw the sinful world to him, and victory over the forces of Satan and sin and hell.

Topic: Theology
Scripture: Hebrews 1:8-13
God Was in Christ Reconciling
Blog Entry

God Was in Christ Reconciling

March 28, 2018  |  Andrew Sandlin

Our Lord's death isn't just a work of the members of the Trinity all working together but also as the person, the single living God, saving us.

This article originally appeared at http://docsandlin.com/2018/03/25/god-was-in-christ-reconciling/

Topic: Theology
The Biblical Gospel is Imperialistic
Blog Entry

The Biblical Gospel is Imperialistic

February 21, 2018  |  Andrew Sandlin

The gospel is a declaration of what God has done, is doing, and will do in Jesus Christ to take his world back from Satan and sin. It demands our allegiance and our devotion and passion in public no less than in private.

Hear the interview inspired by this article here.

Topic: Culture
The Imperial Gospel
Podcast (Podcast)

The Imperial Gospel

February 9, 2018  |  Andrew Sandlin and Ryan Eras

Andrew Sandlin joins us for a podcast interview on the full scope of the gospel. He explains the original context of the word in connection with imperial Greece and Rome, and we talk about some of the reasons Christians have abandoned the task of applying the gospel in public life. Andrew's article that inspired this conversation can be found here.

Two Kinds of Sinners
Blog Entry

Two Kinds of Sinners

July 22, 2017  |  Andrew Sandlin

The goal of Gods grace is a right-living people. It is a grace that transforms a rebel into an obedient child and situates him on the path of righteousness.

Topic: Salvation
Scripture: Romans 6:1-12
Dualism in the Church
Institute Minute (Institute Minutes)

Dualism in the Church

January 24, 2017  |  Andrew Sandlin

The Platonic idea of dualism has been widely discredited, except among some Christians. The ideology that abandons the created world is one that also abandons the Christian cultural task.

Topic: Dualism
Money & Economics
Jubilee

Money & Economics

December 1, 2016  |  Andrew Sandlin, Brian Mattson, Joe Boot, and Tim Dieppe

God in His Word has much to say about money and economic issues, and the ways that we produce and use it. There are many perspectives among Christians concerning this issue. What is the biblical way to think about money on a personal and societal level? How should we understand money in light of the kingdom of God? What does a responsible, godly attitude towards wealth look like?

Privatizing Christianity
Institute Minute (Institute Minutes)

Privatizing Christianity

November 7, 2016  |  Andrew Sandlin

Where does the idea come from that Christianity is a private, personal matter, disconnected from life and culture?

Topic: Worship
Defining Secularism
Institute Minute (Institute Minutes)

Defining Secularism

October 11, 2016  |  Andrew Sandlin

Secularization is not the same as atheism. Rather it is the belief that God and His Word have nothing meaningful to say to society.