GOD can write a book,can’t HE?

  GOD can write a book, can’t HE? By Derek J. White   D.A. Carson states that, “It should go without saying that the authority of the Bible must be recognised by Christians. The church cannot exist and flourish without unreservedly embracing the Bible. But the central heritage of the church on this subject has […]

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Preview of: Beyond Eden

In essence the thesis/book is a philosophical defence/theodicy for the goodness of the God of the Judeo/Christian Scriptures [a determinate entity rather than a ‘ground of being’ ‘substitute’]. It is an evolutionary theodicy, i.e. it argues that there has been no fundamental changes to the laws of physics—contrary to the argument put forward by Adrian […]

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Making your MIND Up about Jesus Christ

Douglass Groothuis said that for two thousand years, the controversy over Christ has continued to rage without letup, and that, today, everyone has an opinion about Jesus. Groothuis states: “These opinions range from the traditional to the novel to the heretical. For many, Jesus is merely the expression of one’s desires and imagination..[1]”(D Groothuis) A Life […]

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Relevant to what–exactly?

Being ‘relevant’ is what the first century church was not. It did not and could not ‘bow the knee’ to the ‘lordship’ of Caesar. Sadly the tardy hash tag of relevance has plagued the missional endeavours of many recent attempts of ‘freshly expressing’ the Christian faith. “When I read stuff like this, my reaction isn’t […]

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1820 Days

“Other-Worldliness is [now] a seldom used word. The word really speaks for itself—meaning ‘not like this world’—ethereal even. Christ’s followers ought to be both heavenly-minded and different—unlike the prevailing cultural norm. Those who are considered other-worldly’ are often thought to be decidedly odd—different even. Jesus, quite clearly, calls his followers to be significantly different. History […]

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GOD–N us?

Part 1 Homer Sapiens? We tend to define our humanity in terms of our current social and cultural mores. In the West we stereo type the ‘uncultured’ man among us as being made in the image of someone like Homer Simpson rather than God. Ironically none of us would want to be considered anything like […]

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Narrow Ways & Broad Roads

  Narrow Ways & Broad Roads Justification Changes Everything In his book ‘The Divine Conspiracy’ [1] the late Dallas Willard says that if you ask anyone from the seventy four percent of Americans who say that they have made a commitment to Jesus Christ, what the Christian gospel is, you will probably be told that […]

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