Tag: Christology

Hope and Unmet Expectations

The Christian faith speaks into a world marked by suffering.  It also speaks into a world marked with unmet desires. …

Where Reza Aslan’s “Zealot” Gets It Wrong About the Historical Jesus 

As I mentioned weeks back, I finished Reza Aslan’s book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth and…

What Christians Mean By Talking About The Blood

The Christian religion places a huge emphasis on blood.  Specifically, this faith is centered on the blood of One Man…

The Gospel of Self Help vs The Gospel of Need

The chief article and foundation of the gospel is that before you take Christ as an example, you accept and…

Our Favorite Heresies

Christianity Today ran a piece that noted 3 heresies* Evangelical Christians were most likely to believe.  They were: Jesus was…

The Unmet Expectation

Have you ever had an expectation that did not take shape in reality?  You know, the type that was all…

Was There A Time When Jesus Didn’t Exist?

I received the incredible privilege of speaking on Church History to a group of college students at Berkeley.  While I…

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; O…

Why God Accepted The Blame

One of the beautiful elements of Christian theology is that injustice and evil do not have a final word.  Justice…

Truth and Tears

“In the beginning was the Word…” “Jesus wept.” In the first words from the Gospel of John, we read that…

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