Quote to Ponder: Early Church Belief in Renewal of Creation as Final Hope

Below is a quotation from Irenaeus who was a disciple of Polycarp. This is significant because Polycarp is believed to have been a disciple of the Apostle John. This quotation comes 2 generations removed from the direct tradition of the Scriptures. It is my opinion that it confronts the common belief that the early church [Read More...]

Postmodern Biblical Authority? Continuing the Conversations…

I recently have stumbled across some friends in the blogosphere that have been discussing my article that was published on The Ooze website called: Postmodern Biblical Authority? The first that I came across was a finely written affirmation/ critique at this address: http://coldfire.wordpress.com/2008/12/11/two-voices-of-christianity-critiqued/#comment-760 The second seems to be written in German. I will attempt to [Read More...]

Quote to Ponder: Theology affects Ecology?

Here is a quote I came across while doing research on God’s Mission. It is by: John MacArthur… The environmental movement is consumed with trying to preserve the planet forever. But we know that isn’t in God’s plan… The earth we inhabit is not a permanent planet. It is, frankly, a disposable planet—it is going [Read More...]

Statement of the Gospel

So, I have attempted to condense my understanding of the gospel of Jesus into a three-run-on-sentence format. I am not attempting to be reductionistic but rather to be concise. Anyway, let me know what you think. How does this view of the gospel differ from what you have been taught about what the gospel is? [Read More...]


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