Brett Fredenberg

Brett Fredenberg is an associate editor at For the Church and serves as Content Strategy Coordinator at Midwestern Seminary, where he is currently pursuing a PhD in Systematic Theology. He and his wife, Katelyn, live in Kansas City with their two girls. You can follow him on Twitter at @brettfredenberg.

Oct 27

Gospel Appropriation by Brett Fredenberg

Series: Beholding and Becoming

I used to dream of skydiving. There was something about jumping out of an airplane that just seemed like the right thing to do (I was a teenager!). To my surprise, and after much persuading, I actually convinced my parents to pay for the big jump as a high school graduation gift. I couldn’t believe […]

Oct 25

Five Views of Christ in the Old Testament by Andrew King and Brett Fredenberg and Jason DeRouchie

An Interview with Andrew M. King and Jason S. DeRouchie Andrew M. King serves as Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Midwestern Seminary and Spurgeon College and Assistant Dean of Spurgeon College. Jason S. DeRouchie serves as Research Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Theology at Midwestern Seminary and Spurgeon College. Their latest book, Five […]

Sep 29

The Good News of Great Joy by Brett Fredenberg

Series: Beholding and Becoming

Jesus Christ came into this world so that – in His life, death, resurrection, and ascension – we could be made one with God again. He was restoring us to the life and happiness we experienced with Him in the garden, and continuing His original plan for this world to be filled with the glory of God.

Aug 30

Though My Flesh May Fail: Reflections on Chronic Suffering from the Hospital Bed by Brett Fredenberg

Series: Beholding and Becoming

Amidst temptations to doubt, God continues to reveal His good purposes for me in my affliction. As I sit in my hospital bed today, three lessons stand out among the rest as reminders of the sovereignty of God’s grace and His goodness in my life.

Aug 15

Acts: The Christian Standard Commentary: An Interview with Patrick Schreiner by Brett Fredenberg and Patrick Schreiner

Patrick Schreiner serves as Associate Professor of New Testament and Biblical Studies at Midwestern Seminary. His latest publication, Acts: The Christian Standard Commentary, focuses on the theological and exegetical concerns of the book of Acts. Throughout the commentary, Schreiner gives careful attention to both the scholarly information and practical applications of this New Testament book. […]

Aug 9

Spurgeon the Pastor: An Interview with Geoff Chang by Brett Fredenberg and Geoff Chang

Geoff Chang serves as Assistant Professor of Historical Theology and Curator of the Spurgeon Library at Midwestern Seminary. In his latest book, Spurgeon the Pastor: Recovering a Biblical and Theological Vision for Ministry, Chang focuses on an often-overlooked aspect of Spurgeon’s life, his pastoral ecclesiology. He addresses topics such as church gatherings, baptism and the […]

Jul 15

More Than Eggheads in Ivory Towers: Three Reasons Why I Study Theology by Brett Fredenberg

If we want to experience change in our lives, we must know God. If this is true, then to experience change in our lives, we must study theology.

Jul 4

Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh: An Interview with Thomas S. Kidd by Brett Fredenberg and Thomas Kidd

Thomas S. Kidd serves as research professor of Church History at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His latest book, Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh (Yale University Press, 2022), is a revelatory new biography of Thomas Jefferson, focusing on his ethical and spiritual life.

Jun 16

Above the Clouds, There is Sunshine by Brett Fredenberg

Series: Beholding and Becoming

Christians have a unique foundation for strength which has no rival. Christians can draw strength from the One with all strength, in whom there could be no true threat.