Category Archives: kingdom incarnation

BLOG 3/30/18. “HE DESCENDED INTO HELL”

BLOG 3/30/18. “HE DESCENDED INTO HELL” How to even approach this classic affirmation of our Christian faith, which the church has professed in its creed for nearly two millennia? For those who are the followers of Christ it is quite … Continue reading

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BLOG 2/27/18. “WHEN GOD NEEDS A BURNING BUSH …”

BLOG 2/27/18. “WHEN GOD NEEDS A BURNING BUSH … “When God needs a burning bush, any old bush will do!” I give total credit for this jewel to my special friend and much appreciated preacher/teacher, Bill Serjak. I love it! … Continue reading

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BLOG 2/2/18. I AM A GRATEFUL AUTHOR OF A NEW BOOK

 My most recent book: Homebrew Churches: Re-conceiving the Church for Tomorrow’s Children, has just been released by Wifp and Stock Pubclishers. [https://wipfandstock.com/homebrew-churches.html] I commend it to my  Blog readers, with the huge appreciation I have for the encouragement and endorsements … Continue reading

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BLOG 1/19/18. WHO INTERPRETS THE GOSPEL TO THOSE OUTSIDE?

BLOG 1/19/18. WHO INTERPRETS THE GOSPEL TO THOSE OUTSIDE?    By way of introduction, just to be certain we’re all on the same page, one of the ‘giants’ in the field of Christian missiology in this past century was certainly … Continue reading

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BLOG 12/15/17. “HEAVEN … EVERYBODY TALKING ABOUT IT …”

BLOG 12/15/17. “HEAVEN … EVERYBODY TALKING ABOUT IT . . .” With all the ‘Bible-thumping’ politics taking place in these recent days, and when the proponents to all kinds of prejudices expropriate the designate the once noble word evangelical to … Continue reading

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BLOG 12/12/17. DE-MYTHOLOGIZING NATIVITY SCENES A necessary discipline for anyone serious about engaging his/her cultural context, it to learn to do what is designated as: exegeting the culture. But this is also most essential when one reads scripture. The scriptural … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/14/17. “AND THOUGH THE WRONG SEEMS OFT SO STRONG …”

BLOG 11/14/17. “AND THOUGH THE WRONG SEEMS OFT SO STRONG …” Mercy! It seems like nothing could get worse, . . . and then it does. Reading the news of moral lapses, lying, political cowardice, genocide, gun violence, shady ethics, … Continue reading

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2/1/15. ON SUPER BOWL SUNDAY … WHAT WILL BE REMEMBERED?

BLOG 2/1/15. ON SUPER BOWL SUNDAY … WHAT WILL BE REMEMBERED? Our culture engages in a whole lot of hoopla on Super Bowl Sunday, as if it had any real significance other than economic advantage to its sponsors and entertainment … Continue reading

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COLONIES OF GOD’S NEW CREATION–IN WHAT FORM?

BLOG 9/28/14. COLONIES OF NEW HUMANITY—IN WHAT FORM? Skeptical comments to these blogs, and to my proposals about an alternative narrative for ‘the church’ under the rubric of: colonies of God’s new humanity frequently come with the good and inescapable … Continue reading

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