Category: Theology & Scripture

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

The Problem with Our Past and Future Gospel

We need the good news of the present.

/ December 14, 2016

Self-pity and the Betrayal of God

Self-pity is a sure sin, but how can we bring to God what our hearts are not yet convicted of? God shows us through the Prophet Jonah.

/ December 1, 2016

What Jesus Didn’t Say

Why did Jesus only partially quote Isaiah 61:1-2 and how that can be good news for us?

/ November 4, 2016

When Faith is Not Enough

What do we do when our faith in God's promises fails us? When His promises sound too good to be true against the backdrop of our broken lives?

/ October 11, 2016

“Sweet Emily, Talitha Cumi”

Jesus' words to Emily Choi and the rest of his little lambs.

/ August 9, 2016