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On Being Sent

Can I be honest for a second?  Trinity Sunday is a disaster.  It serves no greater purpose than to make life hard on the preacher, and to produce an annual threat of heresy to our congregations.  329 more words




Easter is the time of the year we as believers commemorate the death, burial and resurrection of our precious Savior and glorious Lord, Jesus Christ.  2,874 more words

Review: Called by Triune Grace

Called by Triune Grace (Studies in Christian Doctrine and Scripture), Jonathan Hoglund. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2016.

Summary: A monograph exploring the doctrine of effectual calling and how it is that God’s speech brings about our regeneration and conversion. 661 more words

On Books

Athanasius as Interpreter of the Trinity: Why the Nicene Creed and Penal Substitution Are Incompatible | New Humanity Institute

The Relevance of the Father-Son Relation

Athanasius’ understanding of the Father-Son relationship (1) disqualifies penal substitutionary atonement where the Son receives the punitive and retributive wrath of God; (2) questions any definition of justification in which the Father has a different experience of us than the Son and the Spirit; and (3) makes impossible a husband-wife hierarchy based on the idea that the Trinity is a hierarchy of power. 4,024 more words


Thinking Through Creation: A review

I am often asked to read and review books for this blog, and I rarely do so; not because I’m uninterested but time doesn’t often permit. 746 more words


Bibliography on the Trinity

My studies for our series “The Trinity” at Eastbrook plunged me into a lot of reading, reflecting, and praying. Along with a thorough study of Scripture on the nature of God as Trinity, I strongly recommend readings of the early Christian creeds, particular… 495 more words

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