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Author Roger Olson

Roger Olson is the Foy Valentine professor of Christian theology and ethics at George W. Truett Theological Seminary in Waco, Texas. He is the author of numerous books, including “Counterfeit Christianity” and “The Story of Christian Theology.”

Forcibly separating families unnecessarily – especially as a deterrent to cause fear among would-be immigrant families – is cruel. U.S. churches must stand against this crime against humanity. […] Read More

U.S. evangelicals have rightly gained a reputation for being against things, rather than being for Jesus and the gospel and compassion for the weak and vulnerable people Jesus cared for. They are their own worst enemy. […] Read More

U.S. evangelicals gained a reputation for being guilt-mongers, finger-pointers, even haters. While that reputation may not be wholly deserved, an examination of church history unveils why this reputation is at least partly true. […] Read More

While prophecy means many different things to different people, every one of God’s people are called to speak truth even when it makes others uncomfortable. […] Read More

Does Calvinism justify domestic violence and abuse? One critic of Calvinism says no serious Calvinist would support such reasoning on the basis of their theology. […] Read More

What a Christian thinks about situation ethics depends on how it’s defined. Insofar as it means love reigns supreme over all rules, you’re in good company with Augustine and Luther on your side. […] Read More

In the 1960s, one flavor of U.S. evangelical Christianity began to warn its young people about the dangers of situation ethics. What was it exactly? And was it as dangerous as they portended? […] Read More

Hitler came to power out of people’s fear. They embraced an evil man, believing he was the only alternative to anarchy and communism. He promised to make Germany great again. Are we repeating history? […] Read More

Is it possible for U.S. Christians to be proud of their country and still criticize or condemn some of its actions? Of course, if we learn to do these two things. […] Read More

It’s the greatest danger to authentic Christianity, becoming a quasi-religion competing with authentic Christianity even among Christians. Check out what it is, and what comes in second. […] Read More