Just what exactly is Jesus promising when he says, “Whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do” (John 14:12)? In wrestling with this text, I’ve come to four major conclusions.
What Did Worship Look Like in the Early Church?
In my recent deep-dive back into church history, one of the things I’ve been most interested in is learning more about what early Christian worship looked like. There’s certainly a lot we can learn simply from reading the New Testament…. Read More ›
Cessationists & Charismatics: What I Wish Everyone Knew About the Debate
One of the most controversial topics in Christian theology revolves around spiritual gifts. Specifically, are the more overtly supernatural gifts like prophecy, tongues, and healing still operative today? Those who say they are no longer active are known as cessationists (because… Read More ›
What Are Scholars Saying About the Holy Spirit? (Reading Reflections on Thiselton)
I recently finished reading Anthony Thiselton’s book, The Holy Spirit – In Biblical Teaching, through the Centuries, and Today. It was a fun coincidence that I stumbled across this book when I did. My church had just concluded a sermon… Read More ›