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Sheep, Sheep, Sheep

Warning Sign: The Sheep Bite.

Of course the sheep bite, why wouldn’t they? But what you don’t expect is getting attacked by a fellow shepherd while you’re tending to the same flock. 1,014 more words

Jesus Christ is Lord

In my last post, I began a series of posts on the great commission passages (Matt. 28:18-20, Luke 24:44-49, and Acts 1:4-8). These passages set forth Christ’s visison for his church. 1,230 more words


The Bible is a book of Worship

This is part nine of sixteen in a series, “The Bible Is…

Throughout the pages of the Bible, there are many texts and passages that describe, teach about, or simply model how to worship God.  700 more words


Evangelicals and Historical Theology

For a few years now I’ve felt that evangelicals need to reevaluate our relationship with the Christian tradition. Some of this is related to my own experience with tradition, while other aspects of this impulse arise, I think, from seeing how evangelicals use the tradition in their own work, whether in service of their scholarship or of their understanding of liturgy. 1,116 more words

Theological Interpretation

Persecution of the Traditional Latin Mass

I’m not really a Latin kind of guy. I like attending the Traditional Latin Mass (Vetus Ordo of Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite… 2,801 more words


forming community through (a) prayer

The story of the ‘Hug Prayer’

A friend recently asked me, “Why do they keep changing what they put in the Bible?”

I was confused. As far as I was concerned the contents of the Bible were more or less fixed in the second century, give or take the odd section, and a bit of arguing over the ordering of it its contents. 426 more words


The August Theologian: Tares among the Wheat and Wheat among the Tares

“Let these and similar answers (if any fuller and fitter answers can be found) be given to their enemies by the redeemed family of the Lord Christ, and by the pilgrim city of King Christ.

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