Monthly Archives: July 2009

Questioning Classic Christianity #3

Here is our third round of emails. My friend’s post first, then my response. On May 30, 2009, at 2:49 PM, Friend wrote: Scott, Let me kick off with the issue of scriptural corruption since I think that may be … Continue reading

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Questioning Classic Christianity #2

If you followed my first post on Questioning Classic Christianity, what follows is my friend’s response to that email and my response to his email. On Apr 29, 2009, at 11:15 PM, Friend wrote: Pastor Scott, I’ll just play my … Continue reading

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Questioning Classic Christianity #1

What follows are a series of emails between a friend of mine and myself. I think it is fair to say that he is questioning the classic formulation of Christianity and I am defending it. I have received his permission … Continue reading

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Does Saul’s rejection apply to me?

If I were to tell you the story of a man who knew God’s will and yet struggled to implement it into his life, whose heart wasn’t in God’s ways and who merely went through the motions, you might identify. … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds: How Mediators in the OT Point to Christ

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Do the Federalist Papers argue for one World Government?

I must sadly admit that I have never read the The Federalist Papers before now. My high school, college and master’s work were all bereft of any significant engagement with the American political landscape and history. Yet to my credit, … Continue reading

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Faith in Christ or the Faithfulness of Christ

David Stubbs in an article for the Scottish Journal of Theology entitled The shape of soteriology and the pistis Christou debate, argues that instead of reading Scriptural texts like Romans 3:21-22 “But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, … Continue reading

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Is Church Music Theological?

Lester Ruth, Associate Professor of Worship and Liturgy at Asbury Theological Seminary, in his article “Lex Amandi, Lex Orandi: The Trinity in the Most Used Contemporary Christian Worship Songs” offers a very impressive analysis of the presence of the Doctrine … Continue reading

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Pastor Dad

I just finished reading Pastor Dad by Mark Driscoll.  The booklet is a wonderful text on the call to intentional fathering.  I highly recommend it to all fathers wanting to raise their children in a Christian home.  You can download it … Continue reading

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An elder on prayer

One of our elders wrote this article on prayer. I thought I would pass it along. What are some of the following basic truths that God teaches us? 1- By dying on the cross, Jesus reopened the Way to the … Continue reading

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