I pursued becoming a theologian to bring theology to the church – to help the church love theology, and to see that theology is in part application, and livable, and central to the Christian life.
God’s love not only transforms us so that we can live as those who repent from sin and walk in the light, but it also changes the way we see ourselves. This fills us with incredible joy, grace, and gratitude. As we understand God’s love more and more, we end up becoming like children, in the way Jesus described. That’s a very good thing.
God was just doing what He always does, taking these weird rappers with no theological training, and He puts His glory on display. We were baffled. Just for us to be participants in that has been super encouraging.
I grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. I did my undergraduate work at The Citadel, which is a military college in Charleston as well. I didn’t leave South Carolina until I went to the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, where I completed my M.Div. and Ph.D.
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