Backyard Church
Published in

Backyard Church

Let’s Crucify PSA This Easter

Penal Substitutionary Atonement and the Resurrection

Photo by simon wood on Unsplash

Christians have wrestled with “atonement theory” for centuries.

The Encyclopedia Britannica defines “atonement” as:

the process by which people remove obstacles to their reconciliation with God.




Thoughts on applying a 2000 year old religion to 21st Century life

Recommended from Medium


Spirit-Filled Life

Paul Kingsnorth Finds His North Star

If That’s Not Love, What is?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Eric Sentell

Eric Sentell

I write about religion, politics, culture, and their intersections. 👉Want unlimited Medium reading?

More from Medium

When Christians Think They Hear the Voice of God

Jesus’ Resurrection Changes Everything for Us Gay Christians

I Came out as Gay to My Church

The Biblical Truth to ‘All the Church Wants is My Money’