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January 09, 2019
Relating All the Stories within the Grand Biblical Story
Countless models attempt to present the biblical narrative in a coherent way but usually “systematize”...
May 03, 2018
Clothing the Grand Biblical Story with Honor and Shame
A student working with Muslims wanted to develop a story that takes honor and shame...
September 21, 2016
Building the Biblical Story
In order to teach the Bible and share the gospel, we do best to understand...
August 03, 2016
What the Gospels Teach about Contextualization
The Bible not only gives us our message; it should shape our methods. In One...
December 01, 2015
Israel’s Honor and Shame (Part 3)
Honor and shame permeate the story of Israel. Although God chose this particular people to...
November 18, 2015
Israel’s Honor and Shame (Part 2)
In the last post, I began retelling Israel's story from the perspective of honor and...
November 11, 2015
Israel’s Honor and Shame (Part 1)
What does Israel have to do with honor and shame? Ironically, they do have at...
September 02, 2014
How does God seek "face"?
A few weeks ago, I released a video explaining how honor-shame might influence our gospel...
August 26, 2014
The Biblical Story is Collectivistic
From beginning to end, the Bible primarily talks about groups, not individuals. This is...
August 06, 2014
Why Not Begin with Babel?
Previously, I examined common problems that emerge when we start with the Adam story (Part...
February 12, 2014
Free book — Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church
Logos is giving away a helpful little book all about biblical theology! I have...
September 12, 2013
Doing Biblical Theology from Outside the Box
Ideally, we can share the biblical story orally and visually. In other words, what people...
September 10, 2013
Gathering the Nations in the New Creation
以辱为荣：Honored through Shame Jesus overturns the world’s understanding of honor and shame. When people give...
September 05, 2013
The Resurrection and Restoration of God's People
How are we to understand Christ within the grand narrative of Scripture? After all, Jesus...
September 03, 2013
Why Israel? Recovering the Bible's Forgotten Middle
This post depicts Israel within the biblical story. The summary follows the picture below. God...
August 29, 2013
How Do We Do “Theology from a Box”?
Today, I begin to explain step by step how to tell the whole story of...
August 27, 2013
Keeping the Biblical Story Coherent and Balanced
If you would like to download the graph above, click here (a bigger picture) or...
August 22, 2013
The Biblical Story in the Context of Honor and Shame
It’s asking a lot of a single model to capture the whole biblical story in...
August 20, 2013
What Comes First? Biblical Theology or Evangelism Methods?
Although many can recite a set evangelistic presentation, fewer people could comfortably make sense of...
August 15, 2013
A Model to Explain the Entire Bible (a new series)
This is the first post of a series that introduces a new tool that helps...
August 06, 2013
Is Our Theology Enslaved to the Law?
How do the various biblical metaphors and word pictures relate to one another? Click on...
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