If you think I am a lying heretic, let me help you point out all my errors to the rest of the world. I will help you start your own blog for free! Then you can write about all my heresies all you want, and who knows? Maybe I will come read your posts and become convinced of all my errors.
Apostle of the Last Days by C. Marvin Pate is an excellent book showing how Jesus fulfills BOTH Jewish AND Graeco-Roman expectations for the last days. If you are preaching or teaching on any letter of Paul, I highly recommend this volume.
Ever have a theological debate with an ignorant Christian? This post reveals how these theological discussions usually go. The logic is skewed, lots of Bible verses are quoted, and someone usually ends up yelling. Let me know of your own theological conversations with ignorant Christians.
Parts of my story have been told in various places, but little has been posted here on this blog. My life is full of regret and hope. Here is my story. I must remember that even in the dark despair of the moment, God is at work to bright forth light, love, joy, and hope.
This is an update about the books I am writing and some of what is going in my life right now, which explains why the posts have been infrequent this week. How about you? what is going on in your life?
Many Christian clichés appear to be true, but are almost always used in a damaging and controlling context and teach people some very bad theology. Here are 10 Christian clichés that I am not fond of, with explanations for why they should be avoided like the plague.
Kregel Academic recently sent me a book by John D. Harvey entitled, Interpreting the Pauline Letters. This book is s a helpful introductory guide to some of the exegetical, theological, contextual, and interpretive issues surrounding the letters of Paul.
Although our feeble attempts at theology might be fairly amusing to God, the one sign we can all point to as we seek to know God is Jesus Christ. Like a boy who gets to hear for the first time, when we get our new bodies, we will know fully, as we are fully known (1 Cor 13:12).