Archives for Dec 7, 2011 @ 18:05

Saddleback Cancels Sunday Services in order to…

… yes, serve the community. Saddleback Church has chosen to enter into service for all its people this Sunday. By the way, for critics of megachurches who are “too big” to have a single Christmas Day service, a little FYI: Bill Hybels, with his family, will conduct a service at Willow Creek, at 10AM, with [Read More…]

MissioLife: Information for Transformation

Years ago I read a book that focused on reading the Bible both for information and for formation, and I have used continued to use that language since reading Robert Mulholland’s book. Those who most need to hear this message — the information into formation theme — are those given to theory. Of course, they [Read More…]

Calvinism: My History 2

One of the courses I taught at Trinity, NT 612, included a survey of the book of Hebrews. In addition to teaching Hebrews there, once or twice I taught Advanced Exegesis and we marched through the entirety of the Greek text of Hebrews. The courses energized me deeply, and the students were alert to the [Read More…]

For and Against Calvinism 13

This will be our last in this series, and it merges with the series I began Monday and will continue later today. Michael Horton, in the last chapter of his book, For Calvinism , does a “SWOT” analysis of (high) Calvinism. A SWOT analysis is from organizations and businesses for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. [Read More…]