“He gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes.” (Ephesians 4:11-14, ESV)
Paul is telling the Ephesians to man up! It’s time to learn some doctrine.
The feature articles every Monday offer practical analysis of pop culture and Christianity. Each Monday you dive into how Christianity is relevant to culture. Practical is good. We here at Popsickle like practical. But to successfully understand how Christianity relates to pop culture, you also need a strong Biblical foundation, so we’re launching:
Starting this Thursday, we are beginning an intermittent series called Theological Thursdays. Tune in this Thursday for the first installment. We’ll be discussing the Historical Jesus.