In my last post, I mentioned that I was a recovering fundamentalist This sparked some questions and concerns from those who know me well. So I thought I’d take a moment to say a few words about fundamentalism. THREE POINTS ABOUT FUNDAMENTALISM 1. Fundamentalism has many good qualities. As I
Rod Decker has a good post over at NT Resources on the need (or knead!) to read the Bible in context. We, evangelicals especially, are particularly adept at “claiming” verses of scripture that (1) we have no right to claim, and (2) we would never want to claim if we
This is now the third post in my series on New Covenant (NCT). In the last post I tried to get you oriented to the discussion by introducing the first major competing theological system: Covenant Theology (CT). Today I will be introducing the second: Dispensationalism (DT). DT was first developed
As I mentioned in my first post, the Bible is like a jigsaw puzzle. Theological systems are attempts to put the pieces of the Bible together. How well you do this will determine how clearly you see the grand mosaic of Scripture. And that’s why I love New Covenant Theology.
When I was in college, I probably spent thousands of hours wasting time with my friends.What did we do? Who knows! It didn’t really matter. All that mattered was that we were wasting time…together. But while I’m comfortable wasting time with friends, I often find it hard to waste time