Thinking Bible

Are you like John the Baptist?

Are you like John the Baptist?

I was reading John’s Gospel this morning and it dawned on me what we are all – well possibly all – are like John the Baptist. With Jesus’ statement to us “And you shall be my witnesses…” he tells us what we are. But are we like John? “There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He… Read more →

Incarnational - the dagerous place

Incarnational – the dagerous place

I know this is kind of odd to say that the dangerous place is seeing Jesus as the God Man, 100% God and 100% Man at the same time. It is the orthodox position and I stand by it. I did not think about it as ‘the dangerous place’ until I read Michael Frost today. He says, “The incarnation demands… Read more →

Why Study Theology…or the Bible

I enjoyed this short video and think it explains nicely why studying theology makes sense for everyone. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8788549&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 DugDownDeep_Carnahan.mov from Covenant Life Church on Vimeo..

Thinking Differently and Biblical Truth

I love to talk about innovation and to be innovative in my field. Part of my work is also with the Bible and in theology. Admittedly it is less threatening to be innovative in Christian mission and research. But they all require creativity and innovation. For me, the reason why Bible study and theology can be so creative and innovative… Read more →