Working for the Kingdom?

It seems whenever Christians (whether on the right or the left) want to “bring about the kingdom” we miss the kingdom that has already been brought by grace; we stop proclaiming God’s plan and finished work in Jesus, and start working to “finally get it done”. […]

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What the Atonement Did

This is a condensed version of the ‘What the Atonement Did” series I wrote a few years back. This version appeared in the March 2007 edition of Next-Wave. We evangelical Christians talk a lot about atonement stories, throwing out theories of penal substitution, ransom, recapitulation, and so on. These are all good, but, this is […]

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Personal Rant: Hope and Theology

This was a comment I posted on a thread about spiritual depression at Internet Monk. Wanted to put it up here so that I would remember. For the past two weeks of so, I have been questioning whether or not I can believe in God any more. I won’t get into it all here, but […]

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