Alan Atchison

Conservative Christians Issue Statement on Social Justice and The Gospel

Conservative Christians Issue Statement on Social Justice and The Gospel

The Statement rebukes the Neo-Marxist assault on the Church; Wins praise from diverse group of Southern Baptists including Calvinists and Traditionalists; The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel is most important document since the Chicago Statement on Inerrancy in 1978
Evangelical Christians are locked in a critical debate about the future of the church. Some leaders have embraced a progressive political agenda complete with Neo-Marxist group identity politics. These progressives want to make the church relevant to millennials. The Statement on Social Justice and The Gospel rejects this. The Statement is a rebuke against the church adopting wicked, worldly definitions of justice predicated on group struggle and identity. Read More

Evangelical Political Theology: Resources for the Concerned Christian

Evangelical Political Theology: Resources for the Concerned Christian

Alan Atchison | Capstone Report In one recent discussion (or maybe it was one of the interviews I’ve done following my first post on Repairing Evangelical Political Theology), I was asked what were a few good books for a concerned Christian wanting to build a theological foundation for their political philosophy. It was a great question and worth exploring. So, here are my thoughts on who you should read and why. The great news is that most of the resources are available online and free.

Important Thinkers Evangelical Christians Should Read and Follow

In modern evangelical Christian theology, there are three theologians you should read: Dr. Wayne Grudem, Dr. Norman L. Geisler, and Dr. William Lane Craig. Read More

How Christians Should Vote: A Christian model for voting in the 2018 midterm elections & beyond

How Christians Should Vote: A Christian model for voting in the 2018 midterm elections & beyond

A candidate’s personal sinfulness matters, but it matters less than sinful public policy

“Often the only choice open to the Christian in a particular situation will be a choice between evils; but he will realize that it is not a matter of indifference whether the greatest possible, or the least possible evil comes to pass, and that that to help to bring about the greatest evil by refusing, out of a mistaken perfectionism, to choose the least is surely to be guilty of dereliction of duty.” —C.E.B. Cranfield Read More