Last week I had a friend of mine ask me for a list of books I would recommend for someone wanting to start seriously studying theology. Naturally I was pleased to answer, and I also thought it would be good… Read More ›
Month: August 2020
Those Lukewarm Laodiceans! (Rev 3:14-22)
The church at Laodicea is the only church in Rev 2-3 that gets absolutely no praise from Jesus. He had nothing good to say about them. Why is that? And why does Jesus tell them he’d rather they be “cold” than lukewarm?
Book Review: The Openness of God
Open theism is a topic that tends to rustle a lot of feathers, especially in some conservative/fundamentalist camps where the view often gets immediately labeled as unorthodox or even blasphemous. When I was in seminary, it was always quickly dismissed… Read More ›
Revelation 3:10 and the Timing of the Rapture
What is Jesus promising when he says he’ll keep the faithful Philadelphian Christians from the “hour of testing” (3:10)? Is this talking about a pre-tribulation rapture?
How to Apply the Messages to the Seven Churches (Rev 2-3)
In Revelation 2-3, we get to listen in as Jesus gives seven different churches a performance review. We should study them to learn what criteria Jesus is holding us to.