Elijah, judging from the comments on these posts, or the lack thereof, it looks like it might just be you and me still reading them! Moving along…more quickly now. For those of you just joining us, Elijah is a seminary student and blogger at Fuller Theological who’s asked me, as… Read More
Elijah, thanks again for the chance to think through what the bible says about “mission” – and to do it out loud like this. The rest of you, if you’re just tuning in…First we talked about love, then Eden, and now flood insurance and the pursuit of fame. The Great… Read More
Elijah, you’ve asked me what biblical foundation I have for my mission theology. Dude, that’s a tough one. Because my biblical foundation is the bible. All of it.
Like handkerchiefs up a magician’s sleeve, any single missional passage I could cite is tied to another, and that to another, and another… View Post
I’m substitute teaching Genesis 15 this Sunday at my home church. When I study to teach I use quite a few sources and never know which ones God will use to get through my busy head and slow heart. This week a sermon by John Piper, a commentary by Walter… Read More
GENESIS 2:2-3 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. 3 And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he… Read More
There are several theories of atonement. What I mean is there are many ways of explaining what it is Jesus accomplished exactly when he died and rose from the grave. Now, for most of my life I’ve only heard one of those: Jesus paid the price for my sins that… Read More