Biblical Theology is all the rage in U.S. Reformed evangelical circles at the moment. This seems odd to Australians because biblical theology feels slightly passé. We've benefitted greatly from a number of biblical scholars (Donald Robinson, William Dumbrell, Graeme Goldsworthy) who made major contributions toward developing a distinctly evangelical biblical theology. What was fresh and… Continue reading How to apply the Old Testament
I walked around in a daze yesterday. Felt like I'd spent the night going rounds in an underground Fight Club. My tender bits ached. There was this sort of slosh of spent adrenaline, an acid bath, chewing on the strings of my muscles. I couldn't write words, I kept misspelling or leaving out prefixes and… Continue reading What it means to preach.
Some more Foucault soundbites, â€œIf sex is repressed, that is, condemned to prohibition, non-existence, and silence, then the mere fact that one is speaking about it has the appearance of a deliberate transgression. A person who holds forth in such language places himself to a certain extent outside the reach of power; he upsets established… Continue reading Prophetic Dress Code
Then Paul stood in the middle of the Areopagus and said: â€œMen of Athens! I see that you are extremely religious in every respect. For as I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD Therefore, what you worship in… Continue reading Starting a Declaration
It's been a long time since I updated this blog with a post about what I have been doing. (Emm's also been updating her blog) So here goes... Last week was probably the busiest and most stressful week of College for me so far. The normal workload for College has been just manageable for me… Continue reading See Him Coming
Following on from my last post. Here's an outline from my sermon on Sunday. I not posting this because I think that it's extra-specially good, but for the sake of sharing ideas, getting feedback, letting people see how I'm going. As always comments are appreciated. The Vandalised Creation Genesis 3-11 Our Stories: Stories from the… Continue reading Sermon Outline: The Vandalised Creation