Category: Theology and Practice

“Indeed”

On this day we commemorate the day when the Christ, the Lord of all, vanquished the power of death for all. Death was Satan’s final stronghold, and man’s final obstacle, and it was defeated on that first Easter morn. Jesus...

/ March 27, 2005

Interesting Reading for the Weekend

I know it’s Easter today and I have a ton of Easter thoughts. However, as I was perusing the blogs tonight I found some very interesting reading. For instance, check out Hewitt’s recent work on the Schiavo case (particularly here...

/ March 26, 2005

Easter Prayer after reading Augustine’s “Confessions”

Lord, you are good and your promises never fail. I bless you most precious God, maker and sustainer of the universe. I am learning much through Augustine right now. He fell away from you and must return, but can only...

/ March 26, 2005

Peter Kreeft at Biola

Christian apologist Peter Kreeft visited Biola University this weekend as a guest of the Torrey Honors Institute. Kreeft has written numerous books in various styles on numerous subjects including apologetics, heaven, prayer, Catholicism and Aquinas. His next work (and the...

/ February 26, 2005

Reynolds on TNIV

Naturally, Dr. Reynolds offers a unique and insightful perspective: We are people of the Book. We cannot accept a post-literate culture anymore than we leave pre-literate cultures alone. We must teach all God’s people to read. Media other than books...

/ February 18, 2005

Perhaps the Most Daring Post I’ve Written Yet

Pastor Mark Roberts has been blogging lately about the TNIV. Everything to this point has been laying the groundwork, and yet Roberts remarks that the series has generated “more e-mail than any series [he has] ever written – and [he...

/ February 18, 2005

Parable of the Talents

Okay, this story from the AP wire is just flat out cool. GROVE, Okla. (AP) — Usually, parishioners offer money to their churches. This time, the church handed out money. Pastor Steve Dyer of the Newsong Church gave $14,000 to...

/ February 17, 2005

Honest Words about Depictions of Heaven

From an interview with the screenwriters of Constantine, the latest Keanu Reeves film: Interviewer: So is that why you didn’t show Heaven more? FRANK: The true reason for that is, no one knows how to depict it in a cool...

/ February 16, 2005

A Methodological Suggestion for Discussing the Evangelical Identity

Now that I have thought about Dr. Jackson’s characterization of evangelicalism a bit more, it has occurred to me that attempting to include a “spiritual ethos” in a description of evangelicalism is to fall prey to a “sociological” interpretation of...

/ February 12, 2005

On the Evangelical Identity

Dr. Andrew Jackson over at smartchristian.com ran an excellent series of posts on the evangelical identity some weeks ago. They should be required reading for any evangelical bloggers hoping to jump in to the fray. A sample: What we have...

/ February 12, 2005