Monthly Archives: December 2018

BLOG 12/14/18. THE CHURCH IS THE “DWELLING PLACE OF GOD”?

BLOG 12/14/18. THE CHURCH IS “THE DWELLING PLACE OF GOD”? For the apostle to state that the church is the dwelling place of God by the Spirit (Ephesians 2:22) …given our often-trivialized understanding of the church, sounds almost outrageous. But, … Continue reading

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BLOG 12/11/18. SELF-EXAMINATION IN AUTHENTICITY IN OUR NEW HUMANITY

BLOG 12/11/18. SELF-EXAMINATION IN AUTHENTICITY IN NEW HUMANITY In both of his Corinthian letters, the apostle encourages the Corinthian believers to examine themselves to see if they are in the faith. It is, to be sure, a wholesome discipline. In … Continue reading

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BLOG 12/7/18. THE CHURCH … THEN COMES DISILLUSIONMENT

BLOG 12/7/18. THE CHURCH … THEN COMES DISILLUSIONMENT Okay. If the church is the ‘communal form of God’s new humanity,’ why is it often such a confusing and disillusioning scene on the stage of this present human scene? In these … Continue reading

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BLOG 12/4/18. MISSIONAL VIS-A-VIS CUSTODIAL CONCEPTS OF THE CHURCH

BLOG 12/4/18. MISSIONAL VIS-À-VIS CUSTODIAL CONCEPTS OF THE CHURCH I want to continue to pursue the theme I have begun in previous blogs, e.g., that the church is to be the communal expression of God’s new humanity, or the communal … Continue reading

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