Category Archives: Theology

Fred Sanders on the Trinity

Nice summary statement worthy of contemplation: “[T]he doctrine of the Trinity is more than just another doctrine on the list of true things we have been taught by God about God. It is God’s self-revelation by way of presence in … Continue reading

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The God Who Sends is The God Who Loves (new article on Trinity, Mission, and Participation)

I’ve just published an article on the Trinity, Mission, and Participation (or, more specifically: a trinitarian, participatory approach to missional ecclesiology). It developed out of a paper originally given at a Canadian-American Theological Association conference featuring Michal Gorman as keynote … Continue reading

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Mission & the Triune God (paper & response, open to the public)

Hey fellow pastors, church leaders, and theological thinkers in the Winnipeg and Steinbach (and broader Hanover) areas. Come on out to Providence tomorrow to stimulate your mind and be refreshed, meet with others, and discuss your thoughts. Perhaps join us … Continue reading

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Public Lecture on Faith & Science in Steinbach (Feb. 15, 7pm)

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New Chapter Published on Theological Hermeneutics

– My chapter on Francis Watson and Stephen Fowl as theological interpreters of Scripture has been published and is now available. It’s included in Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, Vol. 2, ed. Stanley E. Porter and Sean A. Adams. Click … Continue reading

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A Question About Intelligent Design

A Question to both ID Proponents and Proponents of EC (Evolutionary Creationism or Theistic Evolution) About the Concept of Design Here’s a question I throw out there on the concept of design: It seems to me that the inference to … Continue reading

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Some Reflections on Methodological Naturalism in Science (and some friendly debate)

Some Reflections on Methodological Naturalism in Science (and some friendly debate) Methodological Naturalism (MN) is an important concept, one that involves issues that both scientists and theologians (not to mention philosophers) find significant and interesting. Dr. Joshua Swamidass has recently … Continue reading

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Why Study Theology? A Word from St. Basil the Great

Why Study Theology? Well, I can think of lots of reasons. But here are some words from St. Basil the Great (330-370), Bishop of Caesarea and one of the famous Greek Cappadocian church fathers. “To count the terms used in … Continue reading

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Luther on the “Happy Exchange”

“Lord Jesus, you are my righteousness, just as I am your sin. You have taken upon yourself what is mine and have given to me what is yours. You have taken upon yourself what you were not and have given … Continue reading

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Women in the Church Blog Series

Women in the Church: Why I’m an Egalitarian   Last year, over the course of a few months, I wrote a series on women in the church that outlines my approach to being an egalitarian. I often get requests for links … Continue reading

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