Christian Perspectives

Seeing the World as a Slave of Christ

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We are slaves to Christ, and by extension, we are slaves to all people. Christian Perspectives exists to help believers better understand reality as a slave of Christ.

All of our authors subscribe to the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 doctrinal statement. We uniquely desire unity in the Southern Baptist Convention across the great soteriological debate seeing both sides as biblically viable. Our main concern is not debate, but the Gospel going to the nations. That being said, our authors will express their convictions in their articles.

FAQs Podcast - Brett and Jake go over a few questions. Including: why does God allow bad? Does God bless us when so undeserving? Does satan rule the world? Do we need the “five fold ministry” today? Is baptism mandatory? (It may take a little bit for the podcast to load, It won’t appear on screen until it […]
FAQs: Does God Punish Us? - Everyone has questions. Everyone is a theologian (a studier of God), as R. C. Sproul so perspicaciously titled his book. Such as anyone’s experience as a theologian, it typically starts off with a question. And so has that been my own personal experience. From the time I was a kid, my journey into theology started […]
Resolving Pastoral Burnout - Getting More Specific Now that the foundation of the problem is laid, more specific situations that pastors regularly face can be analyzed. This section cannot be exhaustive. As aforementioned (Part 1), anything can plausibly lead to pastoral burnout. These experiences are common among pastors and can easily lead their affections away from Christ. This section […]
Pastoral Burnout: The Problem - Roughly 1 out of 5 men who left the pastorate before age 65 listed burnout as the reason.[1] But what is burnout? How can it remove approximately one-fifth of pastors from the American pastorate? Leading psychologists define job burnout as, “a psychological syndrome that involves a prolonged response to stressors in the workplace.”[2] Three main […]
The Destruction of Meaning - Francis A. Schaeffer set about in his books to analyze literature, works of art, and theology in order to describe what he called a descent past the ‘line of despair’.  One of the most potent ways he accomplishes this is through his analysis of artwork. before we can understand Francis A. Schaeffer’s analysis of visual […]

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