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"To philosophize is to love God."

“To philosophize is to love God, whose nature is incorporeal. Whence it certainly follows that the student of wisdom, that is, the philosopher, will then become blessed when he shall have begun to enjoy God. 148 more words

Philosophy And Epistemology

"Thinking about Mission the Anglican Way" in *The Living Church*

I’m glad to share a new article just published at the blog of The Living Church. I am basically asking why Anglicans have a concrete approach to music, theology, and architecture, but don’t seem to have anything like this when it comes to global mission. 181 more words

Missions And History

Where was Jesus just prior to the massacre in Bethlehem?

Where was Jesus just prior to the massacre in Bethlehem?

Let us begin by reading a few passages:

Luke 2:4-7

4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, … 1,217 more words


David Livingstone: Going to Africa ON MISSION was no sacrifice. It was a PRIVILEDGE!

David Livingstone gave his life to serve Christ in the exploration of Africa for the sake of the access of the gospel.
Here is what Livingstone said to the Cambridge students about his “leaving” the benefits of England: 187 more words


Quote of the day - Francis Turretin on Graven Images

1 John 5


20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. 72 more words

Pilgrim's Progress Revisited

Irenaeus of Lyons - An apt saying and some sound instruction

Job 34:3


For the ear tests words
As the palate tastes food.

“For it is not needful – to use a common proverb – that one should drink up the ocean who wishes to learn that its water is salt.” 64 more words

Pilgrim's Progress Revisited

Movements from Islam to Christianity

In the 1960s we saw the beginning of a historically unprecedented series of movements from Islam to Christianity. In this lecture I present a summary of some key elements of three of them–Indonesia, Iran, Algeria–and then offer an overall analysis of three categories of factors facilitating conversion in the modern and late modern context. 20 more words

Missions And History