“When everything is ready I will come and get you.” (John 14:3). Continue reading
We have an inbuilt, deep seated desire to belong. Humans are social creatures, we look for company, we seek to build partnerships. We are at our best when we work together. We have a desire to create, to build, to develop and improve. Continue reading
This is first of all some follow on notes from discussions durning our Union Learning Community module on Church and Mission and secondly something for those of you who hqve read Chris Wright’s The Mission of God and Gilbert and DeYoung’s The Mission of the Church and stil thinking ” What should we be doing?” It also folows on from my talk at the Union Conference on ” Blessing the Church.” Continue reading
We’re continuing to think through the continuity and discontinuity between the OT and the NT. One helpful way to do this is through Typology. The OT provides types/ patterns or foreshadowing of the greater reality to come in Christ.
Let’s sketch that out a little (nb there’s nothing original in this post but if I were to cite everyone who had picked up on these images the footnotes would be longer than the article). Continue reading
I want to pick up on one example of thee continuity-discontinuity question and look at baptism. Our church practices “Believers’ Baptism” but a lot of churches practice “paedo-baptism.” The argument for this among Reformed Christians is as follows Continue reading
Continuing this little thought exercise ( nb that is exactly what this is, some ” thinking out loud”). Continue reading
Here’s a proposal for approaching how believers relate to the OT Law Continue reading