Editor-in-Chief:

  Drew Friesen

Co-Editor-in-Chief:

  Phillip Hanson

The Seven Deadly Sins

Statement

of Faith:

We believe in the one Triune God and in his infallible written-word. We confess that Jesus Christ is Lord and believe that God raised Him from the dead. 

Mission Statement:

Our goal is to make Christian Theology accessible, relatable, and practical in order to deepen intimacy with God and neighbor.

Dec. 2020 - Issue 5

Accreditations

Writers:

     Drew Friesen

     Chris Hansen

     Phillip Hanson

     Anderson Hultgren

     Marcus McClain

     Jeff Reimer

     James Spencer

Editors:

     Drew Friesen

     Phillip Hanson

     Anderson Hultgren

Historical Theology

 

The Seven Deadly Sins

Jeff Reimer MA

  9 min. Read Time

Seven Deadly Sins have been within church tradition for over eighteen-hundred years. Though their names may have changed, they have remained through varying traditions and confessions. What exactly are these specific sins, how are they deadly, and what is the nature of such deadliness? Jeff Reimer offers us a beautiful introduction into the Seven Deadly sins through a historical, but engageable, analysis of the Seven Deadly Sins. [Continue Reading] 

Practical Theology

Sloth

Drew Friesen

  12 min. Read Time

Is there a worthy goal at which to aim our lives? If we listen to the longings of our hearts might we hear it? Drew invites us to confront the younger longings of our hearts—the evil weed—Sloth which deadens those longings in hopes that we might put away all distractions and enter into God’s romance . . . [Continue Reading] 

Philosophical Theology

Greed

Dr. James Spencer 

  14 min. Read Time

 

While places typifying extravagant excess such as Las Vegas come to mind in the discussion of gluttony, Dr James Spenser explores the truly pervasive nature of greed in our world. An examination beyond the veneer of human societies reveals a truly fundamental truth: greed only begets more greed. [Continue Reading]

Biblical Theology

 

Wrath

Chris Hansen

  9 min. Read Time

What of wrath seems fair? Biblically speaking, God is permised wrath while humanity is not. Other questions arise, like the difference between anger and wrath? The Bible does provide solidified answers to these responses against perceived injustices. Chris Hansen tackles the intricate natures between the Bible's hermeneutics of anger and wrath, and how God's perfect display of wrath allows all of creation shalom . . . [Continue Reading] 

Biblical Theology

Gluttony

Marcus McClain

  7 min. Read Time

Is gluttony more than overeating or over drinking? Marcus takes us through the implications of gluttony in everyday life, in areas of food consumption as well as other means of overconsumption, leading us towards a vision of life aimed towards Christ and his kingdom. [Continue Reading] 

Historical Theology

Pride

Anderson Hultgren

  8 min. Read Time

 

What is pride, that great and varied concept? Anderson leads us through Kierkegaard, comparing pride with self-exultation and cowardice. Through these definitions, Anderson offers three tools to lead us into faithful humility which delights in God and finds its reward in Him . . . [Continue Reading]

Psychology & Theology

 

Envy

Phillip Hanson

  13 min. Read Time

Envy is often an overlooked sin but one that does not make envy any less deadly. In fact, envy might be among the deadliest. The Bible discusses much with envy, and often in biblical story. Identifying envy by its lies, Phillip Hanson psychologically and biblically dissects the root of envy and the nature of this deadly sin.  [Continue Reading] 

Theological Discussion

 

Lust

WTM Team

   5 min. Read Time

Lust has too long gotten in the way of love. Our WTM Team collaborated together to discuss this theological topic all in the pursuit of love of God and neighbor. [Continue Reading]

Editorial

 

Letter from the Editor

Phillip Hanson 

   3 min. Read Time

Sin is the barrier between us and God. These seven sins have lasted the  test of history. Concluding for us, our Co-Editor-in-Chief Phillip Hanson discusses why we addressed this topic. [Continue Reading] 

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