More Than Watchmen, I Wait

"Israel, put your hope in the Lord,    for with the Lord is unfailing love    and with him is full redemption.He himself will redeem Israel    from all their sins."- Psalm 130: 7-8 In the gospel reading from this past week Jesus hears that Lazarus is sick, but waits until his friend has died before traveling to see him. As he approaches the village of … Continue reading More Than Watchmen, I Wait

A Balancing Act: Scripture and Tradition

Originally Posted: August 30, 2016 at http://bit.ly/2bBrifU I was raised in an American Baptist church and it was in that same denomination that I served my first pastorate. Three years ago I started ministering in an Independent Christian church and I noticed something similar about both of these groups. Many pastors and teachers within both … Continue reading A Balancing Act: Scripture and Tradition

Is the Past Permanent? A response to the TASBS review of Derek Rishmawy through Jordan Daniel Wood and Justin Coyle.

In the months leading up to the publication of David Bentley Hart’s book That All Shall Be Saved, I was as excited about the reviews that I knew would follow, as I was about the book itself. Thankfully the book did not disappoint but several of the reviews certainly did. Many focused on complaints about … Continue reading Is the Past Permanent? A response to the TASBS review of Derek Rishmawy through Jordan Daniel Wood and Justin Coyle.