Category Archives: Doctrine

Evangelizing Evangelicalism

If you’ve been following my blog for awhile you know that I can be somewhat of an iconoclast with regard to popular evangelical teachings. I love my evangelical heritage, embrace it fully, so I don’t do this just to stir … Continue reading

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Going beyond our fishbowl

I’ve been working on writing a new book and thinking a lot about our paradigms lately. Paradigms are funny things. We all have one and they color how we understand everything. How we interpret life…each other…God. It’s the fishbowl we’ve … Continue reading

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Evangelical Arianism

I’ve added this video as a supplement to my last post because who we say Christ is, and understanding our union with Him, is critically important to understanding the good news that brings great joy. A lot of people don’t … Continue reading

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Encountering the God of the Word

Jesus said this to His disciples: “It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.” (John 6:63).  The Bible was never meant to be read as a textbook, or really even … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Seven

The following from Jesuit, Karl Rahner, is a sad commentary on the Western church today. He said, “We must be willing to admit that, should the doctrine of the Trinity have to be dropped as false, the major part of … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Three

We will deal with some of the common arguments against the Christian Trinitarian doctrine in this installment. We will begin by answering the question, “Is the Christian Trinitarian doctrine borrowed from pagan religions?” If you haven’t read the first two … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Two

It’s thought by some that the idea of a Trinitarian God is a Christian invention not found in Jewish thought. Nothing could be further from the truth, which we will look at here. In part one we looked at what … Continue reading

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