Theology from the Cornfields

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Church and Culture

2022 Hot Takes with Pastor Jacob Young (Part 1 of 2)

2022 was another interesting year and my guest, Jacob Young, joins me to reflect on the year that was.

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Christmas

Defending and Celebrating the Incarnation of Jesus Christ

It is Christmas, and it seems appropriate to take a deep dive into talking about the incarnation of Jesus Christ. Plus, Shawn has a rock in his shoe because of what Andy Stanley said about the birth of Jesus.

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Church and Culture

NonToxic Masculinity

What does it mean to be a man? In our culture, masculinity is frowned upon. Paternity is a swear word. In this episode of Cornfield Theology I chat with my friend Erik about a biblical view of men and masculinity.

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From the Blog

Christmas

Christmas Sunday and a Hot Take

I want to offer a thesis that is bound to rankle some feathers. Christians should prioritize church this advent, especially on Christmas Sunday.

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Church

Christian Rituals

The word ritual is not commonly used in Evangelical circles. The word sounds archaic, and thoughts of lighting candles and incense come to mind. But perhaps evangelical churches should not be too quick to abandon the importance of rituals.

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Glory

How To Glorify God At Work

A Christian does not cease to be a Christian when they leave church Sunday morning. They are not a Christian only when they read the Bible and pray. They are a Christian when they are at the grocery store, at a mall, or watching a football game. But, most of all, they are Christian when they go to work.

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Church and Culture

The New Fundamentalists

Let’s make no mistake; biblical principles of orthodox Christianity are being challenged right now. The most recent example is from the Southern Baptist Convention. At the convention meeting in June of 2022, we saw a theological drift disguised in church politics.

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Church and Culture

Country Club Christianity

The church must make every effort to avoid the exclusive nature of a country club. Therefore, the church must reject “country club Christianity.”

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Theology

3 Objections to the Ressurection

n April 17th, churches from across the world celebrated the most important event in history: the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The resurrection is the foundation of the Christian faith, and if it were false, then the whole of Christianity would crumble.

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