We must not assume what God is like and the ask whether Jesus fits the description. We must allow Jesus and his cross to redefine our notions of God.
The Apostle Paul would find a modern British church very strange and I’m sure that we would be equally uncomfortable with a first century gathering somewhere in Turkey.
A long quote, leading to this killer sentence! “No missionary methodology can be built without a solid biblical theology of mission as a basis.” But yet we keep doing it!
The point about human beings, in the original creation story to which Paul alludes again and again (specially in passages like 1 Corinthians 15), is that they are God’s agents, God’s appointed stewards over creation. This is what it means to be ‘in God’s image’: to reflect God’s wise, fruitful ordering into creation, and to […]