Book Review: Hearing God’s Words (Part One)

Part One: Why I Chose This Book

In this particular season of my life—raising two kids with my wife, working downtown, being a part of a church community, farming in the backyard, networking with other churches, and everything in between—I’ve felt called to live out and pursue this idea of “sustainable spirituality.” Essentially, how in the world . . . → Read More: Book Review: Hearing God’s Words (Part One)

What I’m Reading Now and Why

As some of you know, I’m constantly reading multiple books simultaneously. For better or for worse, I find that this keeps my brain moving and interacting with new ideas and ways of thinking. In some ways, it means I have a short attention span, yet in other ways, it means I’m thirsty to learn new things. . . . → Read More: What I’m Reading Now and Why

Book Review: Matthew (ZECNT) by Grant Osborne

In my preaching, research, and personal study, I have benefitted greatly from numerous scholarly commentaries. One new budding commentary series is the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (ZECNT), which promises 20 volumes by evangelical scholars on all the books of the NT. As part of the ZECNT Blog Tour, I was blessed to receive . . . → Read More: Book Review: Matthew (ZECNT) by Grant Osborne

God and Time

This post was prompted by reading a post over at Storied Theology entitled “Time, Lord?” I dug up a short paper I wrote about it in my feeble attempt to understand how God and time work. For what it’s worth, one of my favorite movies of all time is Back to the Future, and my favorite Star . . . → Read More: God and Time

Blomberg on Economic Paradise

“Ironically, the very economic paradise that so many are trying to create in our modern West apart from the Christian world-view is precisely what the Bible concludes by offering people in an unlimited and eternal context, but always on God’s terms (Rev. 21-22). Revelation, and thus Scripture in its entirety, concludes not with the pictures of . . . → Read More: Blomberg on Economic Paradise