Can Prayer Change the Future? Your Thoughts…

I haven’t done many posts on the blog in the past few months, but I want to ask a question that is both simple and has HUGE theological implications for how we understand God. Here is the question: “Can our prayers change the future?” Please answer the above question and give a thorough response to [Read More...]

Fundamentalism… Some Rants on Its Historical Development (repost)

This is a re-post from April of 2008: I have been studying a bit on the origins of fundamentalist Christian faith in America (many of the following insights come from: UNGODLY WOMEN: Gender and the First Wave of American Fundamentalism; Betty DeBerg). This is a movement that emerged in the 1880′s as a call back [Read More...]

Can You Preach a Passage Using Only a Footnote? Romans 8:28

In seminary you come across great teachers and books that you probably wouldn’t encounter otherwise. I have been blessed to sit under Dr. Tim Geddert in multiple settings over the last couple of years. One of his books, Double Take: New Meanings From Old Stories, is a book that I HIGHLY recommend if you are [Read More...]

Quote To Ponder: Missionaries to the Creation? Chris Wright

Below is a quotation from evangelical Christopher J.H. Wright (who I am told is taking up the mantle of John Stott in the UK) in The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible’s Grand Narrative. This was a challenging book that gave me a larger framework for understanding what it means to be a missional Christian. [Read More...]


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