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August 23, 2017
A Practical Approach to Biblical Contextualization (Session 4 Training Video)
Here is SESSION FOUR of 4 training videos I've released over the summer. This final...
August 02, 2017
How does the Bible explain the gospel? (Session 3 Training Video)
There is one gospel yet many ways to present this message. Accordingly, in addition to...
July 11, 2017
How does the Bible contextualize the gospel? (Session 2 Training Video)
Here is SESSION TWO of 4 training videos I will release this summer. Below, you'll find...
June 14, 2017
Reinterpreting Contextualization (Session 1 Training Video)
In the coming weeks, I will release 4 full length training videos. The audio comes...
October 25, 2016
My most useful contextualization tool (Part 2)
In my last post, I showed one way to apply the most important tool (in...
October 19, 2016
My most useful contextualization tool (Part 1)
I recently realized that I have never shared on this blog what is probably the...
October 12, 2016
Study Guides to Training Videos
Over the past few months, I posted 4 short training videos (available on my media...
July 14, 2016
Great review of “One Gospel for All Nations” from STR!
I'm very grateful to Southeastern Theological Review for publishing a review of One Gospel for...
June 15, 2016
Contextualizing One Gospel (Training Video)
Here is the second in a series short training videos. Last time, I gave a...
May 25, 2016
One Gospel for Shame, Guilt, and Fear Cultures?
How does the one gospel make sense for shame, guilt and fear cultures? Some people seem to...
April 27, 2016
My podcast interview now available
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of being interviewed with Nick Peters, who runs...
April 14, 2016
Learning Contextualization with “Uptown Funk”
Here's a fun demonstration of contextualization. 1 song. 66 different dances. Each fits its context....
April 07, 2016
Missiology and EMQ Review “One Gospel for All Nations”
It's a exciting month for One Gospel for All Nations. EMQ and Missiology: An International...
March 30, 2016
Four Reasons We Need Contextualization
Hundreds of books and articles talk about contextualization. Nearly every one of them focuses on...
March 29, 2016
Nick Peters’ Review of “One Gospel for All Nations”
Thank you to Nick Peters who has written a kind review of One Gospel for...
January 06, 2016
Can We Escape the Hermeneutical Spiral?
Over at Reformed Margins, Andrew Ong has posted a generous and constructive review of my...
September 30, 2015
The Birth of a Simplistic Gospel
Simplification is not contextualization. Of course we want to communicate the gospel as simply as...
September 23, 2015
One Story to Rule Them All?
There is a very particular story that frames the way the biblical writers present the...
September 16, 2015
Why the Abrahamic Covenant IS the gospel
In this post, I will explain why Gal 3:8 says that God’s covenant with Abraham...
September 09, 2015
Can We Skip Over Abraham and Israel?
There are many ways that Christians share the gospel around the world. Despite the variety...
September 02, 2015
Contextualization via Decontextualizing the Bible
I had a number of concerns in mind when I wrote One Gospel for All...
August 26, 2015
Why the Abrahamic Covenant “Frames” the Gospel
Today, I want to better illustrate what it means to “frame” the gospel. This is...
August 19, 2015
Preaching a Covenantal Gospel
The biblical writers’ view of the gospel is shaped by God’s covenants announced to Israel...
August 12, 2015
The Gospel and “Covenantal Love”
The biblical concept of “covenant” should shape how we preach the gospel. I expect some...
August 05, 2015
John 3:16 is not the Gospel
A few years ago, an author asked me whether I would read the draft of...
July 29, 2015
Don’t Assume the Gospel
One Gospel for All Nations makes much more explicit the methodology that is implicit in...
July 22, 2015
Why “One Gospel”?
Over the coming weeks, I will introduce a number of thoughts and concerns that go...
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