In Biblical Critical Theory, Dr Watkin walks through the story of Scripture showing how it critiques and transforms the ideas, values, and ideologies of modern culture.
For a wonderful selection of poems that celebrate the glory of creation and the extraordinary nature of the ordinary, get a copy of Mary Oliver’s Devotions.
The follower of Jesus is called to be a person of hope. Pessimism about the state of things doesn’t help.
America has a serious problem with guns, and the followers of Jesus can take the lead on thinking this issue through. Three articles for discussion.
Three articles worth discussing. Two on an ideology known as “Christian nationalism,” and one on whether a revival of Christian faith can occur in America.
Two books on foundational doctrines of American evangelicalism. Developed by John Nelson Darby, they involve novel ideas about the Bible, the church, and End Times.
Three extracts from my reading: On trivialization of faith; on caring for the earth which is the Lord’s; and on when entertainment shapes life.
In this sermon I reflect on Psalm 130, and the calling of God that we flourish, not languish, in waiting. Doing so makes us people of hope.
I shouldn’t tell you what I gave up for Lent, but the impact on me was so good I’m going to tell you anyway. Hope it’s worth it.
The people of God have the life-giving calling of being a truth seeker in a culture of lies, deceit, and half-truths.