Category: Theology & Scripture

Why Are We Hesitating? Thoughts About God’s Love

Many Reformed Christians are hesitating when it comes to experiencing and speaking of God's love. Why and what are we missing out on?

/ May 19, 2017

Good Doctrine Gone Bad

Do some responses to the death of unarmed black image bearers betray a misunderstanding of the doctrine of total depravity? Guest post from Kevin Garcia.

/ May 17, 2017

What an Israeli Tour Guide Taught Me About Communion

The Westminster Confession of Faith tells us that Communion is a sign and seal of the Covenant of Grace. Here's how Judaism can inform our understanding of this sacrament.

/ April 13, 2017

Shalom and Worship

The real reason that worship heals or strengthens weary hearts is not the song, the musicianship, or the performer. It’s the shalom that is created.

/ March 17, 2017

Too Wise to Err, Too Good to be Unkind

There is deep comfort to be found in the truth of God's kindness and wisdom. Pregnancy, miscarriage, new birth, and Spurgeon-- here's a recent chapter from the story of God's goodness in my life.

/ March 3, 2017

Shalom, A Ginormous Mega-Theme in the Bible

The biggest thing that differentiates The Dutch Reformed from their Scottish Presbyterian kin is in how much and how heavily they emphasize the concept of Shalom.

/ February 24, 2017

The Three Lines of Noah and Christ

The sons of Shem, Japheth, and Ham have a lot more to do with Jesus than we think.

/ January 17, 2017

Idolatry and the Image of God

Guest contributor Ekemini Uwan meditates on the collision of idolatry and the Image-bearers, and how Jesus as Second Adam sets everything right.

/ January 4, 2017

Abuse, Patriarchy and Korean Paternalism

“If the Father is authoritative and the Son subordinate, and if these attributes should define the way we live in the church and in our families, it's no wonder that some will turn to abuse in order to ensure obedience....

/ December 30, 2016

The Birth of the Warrior King

The joyful celebrations of Christmas jar against horrifying images in the news. Yet Jesus the Warrior King comes to establish his kingdom in the face of the kingdom of darkness.

/ December 23, 2016