Monthly Archives: January 2017

Top Reads of 2016

They say better late than never. We’re a month into 2017, and I have not yet published my usual top reads of the previous year. But here they are: 1. NT Wright, The Resurrection of the Son of God (Fortress, 2003). … Continue reading

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Strangers and Neighbours

Sunday, January 29th, 2017. “Mission Dei, Pt. 3: Strangers and Neighbours” (Romans 12:9-13) The message was preceded by this video from President’s Choice. Sources: Paul J. Achtemeier. Romans (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 2010. Reginald Bibby. The Emerging Millennials. Lethbridge: Project Canada Books, 2009 … Continue reading

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Missio Dei: The Gospel and the Church

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017. “Missio Dei: The Gospel and the Church” (Ephesians 3:7-13) Sources: David J. Bosch. Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission. Maryknoll: Orbis, 1999. F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). … Continue reading

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Missio Dei: Why Did Jesus Come?

Sunday, January 15th, 2016. Missio Dei, Pt. 1: Why Did Jesus Come? (Luke 4:16-21)     Sources: Athanasius. On the Incarnation of the Word. David J. Bosch. Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission. Maryknoll: Orbis, 1999. Rupen Das. Compassion and the … Continue reading

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They Bowed Down and Worshipped Him

Sunday, January 8th, 2017. They Bowed Down and Worshipped Him (Matthew 2:1-12)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992.   R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. Craig S. Keener. The Gospel of Matthew: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary. Grand … Continue reading

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