Month: June 2014

What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks?!? Pt. 19: Why I Am a Conditionalist

In 2012 I began a journey. A scary and messed up journey. I was shoved into thinking more deeply about the doctrine of hell (at the time I was more of an agnostic on this front). On several occasions I put the task on… Continue Reading “What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks?!? Pt. 19: Why I Am a Conditionalist”

A (Sort of) Book Review: Prototype

Jonathan Martin. Prototype: What Happens When Discover You’re More Like Jesus Than You Think? Tyndale Momentum, 2013. Pastors don’t usually get to sit and listen to sermons on Sundays. I can’t speak for all pastors, but I miss being able to sit and hear someone else… Continue Reading “A (Sort of) Book Review: Prototype”

The Happiest Sermon Ever: A Theology of Death

Sunday, June 15th, 2014. “The Happiest Sermon Ever: A Theology of Death” (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18).   Sources: G. K. Beale. 1 & 2 Thessalonians. (IVPNTC). Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2010. Greg Boyd. “The End of the World as You Know it”. Woodland Hills. April 6, 2014.  Francis Chan &… Continue Reading “The Happiest Sermon Ever: A Theology of Death”

Laughter & Joy

Sunday, June 8th. “Laughter & Joy” (Ps. 133).   Sources: John Goldingay. Psalms, Volume 3: Psalms 90-150 (BCOTWP). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008. J. Alec Motyer. The Prophecy of Isaiah: An Introduction and Commentary. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 1993.

This Olde House

Sunday, June 1, 2014. “This Olde House” (Hebrews 3:1-6)   Sources: F.F. Bruce. Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1964. Luke Timothy Johnson. Hebrews (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2006. Michael P. Knowles. The Unfolding Mystery of the Divine Name: The God of Sinai in Our… Continue Reading “This Olde House”

Summer Reading Plans

Summer is a great time to catch up on reading. So this is what I’m working on this summer (in addition to the Ruth commentaries for the summer sermon series): Books I have started, are close to done and should be finished: J.R. Daniel… Continue Reading “Summer Reading Plans”