Monthly Archives: April 2013

Saying What the Apostles Say

I’ve talked about this on the blog before, but this is worth talking about over and over. Here’s the issue I’m asserting: If the apostles said something that you can’t repeat without explanation or caveat, it is because your theology … Continue reading

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Mark 13: The End of the World, Part 3

Okay, just one more thing I want to cover: In those days there will be oppression, such as there has not been the like from the beginning of the creation which God created until now, and never will be. Unless … Continue reading

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Mark 13: The End of the World, Part 2

Well, I used up all my confident interpretations yesterday. Today, just some food for thought (I hope). In Mark 13, the apostles do not specifically ask about the end of the age. They asked about when the temple would be … Continue reading

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Mark 13: The End of the World & False Prophets

Mark chapter 13 is one of three chapters, one in each of the synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, & Luke) that gives Jesus’ description of the “end times.” I am only going to give one definitive, “on this I take a … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Reformation

A friend of mine—I hope “friend” is acceptable, as I don’t know him real well—for whom I have immense respect wrote the following in an email: I have stayed involved in traditional churches with the belief that God uses me … Continue reading

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God and the Brain

Today’s blog is about this TED Talk video by Jill Bolte Taylor. I recommend watching it, but you don’t actually have to watch it to read this blog. Dr. Taylor’s video talks about her experience with the right hemisphere of … Continue reading

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