Author: Paul: Pretty much everyone knows who Paul is, but for anyone here that does know, here is a shortened version of Paul’s life story: Paul, formerly Saul was a leading Jew, he rose above his peers and persecuted the early church. On the road to Damascus to capture more Christians, he saw God in … More Introduction to 1 Corinthians (1 Corinthians 1:1-3)
As I’ve been having a bit of a break from my school work, I’ve spent a bit of time slowing down from composing thoughts onto a computer and putting them on my blog, and instead I’ve been contemplating some on the life of Christians and the daily realities we face. This has taken the form … More Some musings on Christian life
Introduction One of the most influential movements in the last 100 or so years has been the Charismatic movement. It has transcended denominational lines and has led to many significant developments in Christianity. Through rise of the charismatic movements new perspectives to theological issues may have been brought up which need to be addressed … More A Brief Discussion of the Charismatic Movement
• Offer a definition of the term “apocalypse.” What the traits of an “ apocalypse”? In what ways does Revelation fit these traits? List the four primary approaches to the study of Revelation. Which one do you think offers the best promise for understanding this book? Why? A working definition for the word or term apocalypse … More Introduction to Revelation
Introduction to The Emerging Church Recently, Brian McLaren, a leading theologian in the emerging church, said, “I was a good kid, I believed what I’d been told. And as a pastor, I started having gay people come out to me and what became clearer and clearer to me is that their experience was not explained … More What is the Emerging Church?
I think that Enns section on the “Gifts of the Holy Spirit” has some value but is ultimately lacking because of his conclusion that any spiritual gifts ceased after the time of the Apostles and are no longer in use today. This conclusion tends to stifle the working of the Holy Spirit, and actually tends … More Gifts of the Spirit
In the first chapter of Introducing World Missions, Scott Moreau breaks down the work of Missions into two categories. The difference is broken into two categories which Moreau defines as Missions and Mission. Moreau takes the position from the International Missionary Council that “missions has been relegated to the specific work of the church and agencies … More What is Missions?