Introduction to 1 Corinthians (1 Corinthians 1:1-3)

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)

A Brief Discussion of the Charismatic Movement

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

Gifts of the Spirit

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

What is Missions?

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?