Does Inerrancy Make Us Uncritical?

This week I began reading Stephen Neil and Tom Wright’s book The Interpretation of the New Testament: 1861-1986 (yes I know how exciting that sounds). They describe the situation in early critical scholarship of the Bible as follows. In Germany new critical tools were beginning to be used to assess

Edwards and the Need for Self-Assessment

On a recent trip to Orland I had the opportunity to begin McClymond and McDermott’s massive work entitled “The Theology of Jonathan Edwards.” Before looking at some of the major emphases of his theology they spend the introductory chapters describing his historical, intellectual, and spiritual background. In the chapter dealing with

A Heart Like Epaphras

This Sunday, we’re starting a new series at City of God Church working through the book of Colossians. I’m always excited at the start of a new series. Without fail, God always (sometimes unexpectedly) teaches me so many things as I slowly make my way through His word. One of

Embracing My Weakness

If I’m being honest, the past couple of weeks have been incredibly difficult. Not so much because of things that have happened to me, but more because of things that have been happening inside me. This all came to a head on Sunday morning. As soon as I finished preaching,

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