You cannot simply extract a couple of verses from one of the Gospels and build a whole edifice on them, those verses have to be read in their full context and ultimately this will lead us to the whole Bible.
Our job is to point people to Jesus, but in order to do that, we have to start with where they are, not with where we think they should be. This means that we have to listen and learn.
The Resurrection marks the dawn of a new age and with it a new orientation and mindset for Jesus followers? Do we live pre or post-resurrection?
When I say that I’m lonely, it’s not so much that there aren’t people around; it’s that I miss a connection with people who have known me for years.
Thoughts on narrative, propositional logic and why Paul is so popular!
A simple, straightforward chapter of the Bible contains a real gotcha for the translator.
We can’t condone what Judas did, but we can understand it.
The Christmas story isn’t really about angels, shepherds, wise men, little donkeys or any of the other paraphenalia of Christmas, it is about the recreation of the whole world
Training in cross-cultural evangelism, language learning and what have you is important, but on their own these things won’t do.
This one goes back to March 2006. I’d write something rather different today, but there is some interesting thoughts here. This is a rough piece of work that I vaguely hope will become the basis for my MTh thesis. I’m putting it out in public view now so that I can get feedback and ideas […]