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The Kingdom of this World and the Kingdom of the Messiah

“and He shall reign for ever and ever…King of Kings…and Lord of Lords…Hallelujah!” It wouldn’t be quite the Christmas season…

The Kingdom of this World and the Kingdom of the Messiah

“and He shall reign for ever and ever…King of Kings…and Lord of Lords…Hallelujah!” It wouldn’t be quite the Christmas season…

Why You Should Consider Knowing What You Believe And Why You Believe It

I am in the middle of preparing a brief message on the crucifixion scene in the Gospel of Mark and…

The Importance of an Opposing Viewpoint

The world is moving into ghettos.  No, not those types of ghettos.  The ghettos that place a border around people…

Why Trinity Matters (and it’s not just a bunch of ivory tower, theological nonsense)

Loving God is important.  I think most Christians will come to this conclusion. But wouldn’t we say grasping a picture of who…

A Song and the Angels

On Christmas Day, I want to leave us with two pieces.  Chew on these two pieces and I wish you…

Advent Reflections from Fuller Seminary

I wanted to post my first teaser piece in this blog’s illustrious history (cue fanfare).  My seminary, Fuller Seminary, posted…

When It’s Easier to Stop Thinking

Seminary is tough. I don’t mean just the assignments, tests, papers, and other work.  I mean the work of actually…

What to make of the Old Testament from a New Testament Perspective

People have asked me from time to time how I interpret the Old Testament as a Christian.  There are a…

Further Thoughts on Seminary

To continue on my recent musings about being in seminary, I suppose that it is possible to lose one’s faith…

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