Category Archives: Doctrine

By the way, God is not a man…

A movie based on William Paul Young’s best-selling book, The Shack, is finally coming out this March 3rd! I am very excited to see this for many reasons. This post is inspired by Cindy Powell’s post, “Hollywood, please get this one right.” I join … Continue reading

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Logos: the structuring Reality of everything

The Bible text is not the Word of God; Jesus Christ is the Word of God. I’m not being provocative here to demote the Bible in your mind; I’m saying this to hopefully elevate your view of Jesus Christ over the Bible text … Continue reading

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Immanuel, mystery, and the trajectory of glory

One thing we cannot afford to do is read the Bible as if Jesus never happened. This is especially true with the Old Testament. When we read the Bible indiscriminately, not interpreting it through the lens of Jesus Christ, we end up … Continue reading

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Letting the Bible study you – Part one

I realized I’ve talked a lot about letting the Bible study us instead of studying the Bible over the years, but I haven’t talked about how I do this. I will use this short series to do just that! Today’s post will lay … Continue reading

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You are NOT a “caterpillar” saved by grace!

You are not a “caterpillar” saved by grace; you are a new creation…a “butterfly” in Christ! It’s popular in evangelical Christianity to call ourselves “sinners saved by grace.” While we may still commit sins, the Bible only identifies us as … Continue reading

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God said what?! – Part One

We took our first brief excursion into the hidden underbelly of Scripture last time. Now, it’s time to go deeper down this murky path. This is going to be a longer, much more arduous trip, so make sure you bring plenty of water and good batteries for your flashlight!

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Was Ezra xenophobic?

We’ve completed our preliminary vision test and are now ready to begin our journey down into the murky and hidden underbelly of Scripture. But before we go, some disclaimers are in order. As I said before, this trek is not for the faint of faith, nor for those who … Continue reading

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