Category Archives: Theology

Science and Atonement Theology: A Response (part 2)

                A friend alerted me to a podcast series he’s doing on science and the atonement (i.e., on how recent scientific knowledge impacts, or ought to impact, traditional theories about the meaning and … Continue reading

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Science and Atonement Theology: A Response (Part 1)

                A friend alerted me to a podcast series he’s doing on science and the atonement (i.e., on how recent scientific knowledge impacts, or ought to impact, traditional theories about the meaning and … Continue reading

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Why Church: The New Humanity

Why Church: Part 1. THE NEW HUMANITY https://www.wesleyacres.com/messages2019 Settle in and have a listen.

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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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