By Ben Witherington Here are some thoughts about Pentecost I recently wrote up for Missio-Alliance. See what you think… In the process of figuring out next steps when it comes to evangelism and mission work, there is a tendency on most people’s part to look for new techniques, plans and processes that work, …read more
Monthly Archives: May 2016
By firstname.lastname@example.org (Charles Savelle) “In the Bible, education originated with a desire for order and continuity. To combat the powerful and seductive lure of chaos in various forms, societal or persona;, older and more experienced individuals tried their best to prevent the younger generation from falling into the pitfalls confronting them in the nooks …read more
By A.D. Riddle (Post by A.D. Riddle)At the annual meeting of the Near East Archaeological Society last November, Dan Warner gave an update on the excavation of the Gezer water system. The tunnel seems to dates to the Middle Bronze Age: the pottery from the tunnel is Late Bronze and Middle Bronze, and …read more
By Scot McKnight Molly Jo Rose: On my desk sits a stack of flyers for summer day camps. The options are mind-numbing: Superhero camp, Inventor’s camp, Minecraft camp, STEM camp, even camp for kids who like to run. The thought of weeding through them is paralyzing, so I have made the executive decision …read more
By jps For Wesley the literal sense of Scripture is its soteriological sense. When Wesley reads Scripture, he does so assuming that all of it contributes to the economy of salvation, as was evident in the way he could bring various texts throughout Scripture to bear on a particular theme in the …read more
By larryhurtado One of the better kept secrets of the universe (on account of the inept handling of it by the publisher) is my little book, God in New Testament Theology (Abingdon Press, 2010). The publisher’s online catalogue entry here (although the city is Edinburgh, not Edingburgh). Perhaps Edward Snowden …read more
By Steve Bricker Anthony van Dyk, PentecostWhen the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them …read more
By Faithlife Staff Today’s post is by guest contributor Michael Fuller.
Are good leaders made or born? That’s a debatable question with an unclear answer. Yet what is clear is that all effective leaders have one thing in common: they never stop learning and consistently adapt to leadership challenges.
Natural leaders can’t lead solely by …read more
By Phillip J. Long Since I intended to spend the summer reviewing the apocalyptic literature in the Pseudepigrapha, this would be a good to time think about some of the challenges reading this material. I will be using the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, edited James Charlesworth (originally Doubleday, 1983; not Yale University Press). The abbreviation …read more
By James Olsen And here it is, the climax of the whole story. God himself comes down from the heavens to visit his people. Note that this is how we always experience that singular (even if repeated) event: it’s in the future. We’re always waiting for the parousia and never ourselves experiencing it.
The …read more