wineskins at laidlaw

Monday nights, 1, 8, 15, 22 September 2008 7:00 – 9:30pm, Laidlaw College – Auckland Campus, 80 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Waitakere Heaven and Earth: Where are we going? Does it matter? We are excited by the opportunity we have to introduce you to some of the new faces at College. This group includes Dr… Continue reading wineskins at laidlaw

recent book purchase

Many books are on my desk at the moment.  Books for my theological study, and books for my personal interest.  I have too many books on my desk.  I cannot read them all… Yet this did not prevent me from picking up 7 more books on our recent trip to the states…

good news for all the people

If only people in general –and Christians in particular– could grasp just a few key things that makes Jesus who He is… then I’m convinced not only that Christianity would have a better reputation, but –even further– those who aren’t Christians might be far less against the growth of Christianity… People are scared about the… Continue reading good news for all the people

brian walsh: targum of Romans 12:1-2

The Romans 1:1-17 targum wasn’t enough… …I had to post this one as well… Again, I advise reading these two simple verses in an easy-to-read translation before reading the targum… In case it’s not obvious, Walsh is anything but a typical ‘republican-style’ Christian… If this doesn’t stir your heart, check your pulse…

brian walsh: targum of Romans 1:1-17

Read Romans 1:1-17 (in a good, easy to read translation like NIV or CEV), and then check out Brian J. Walsh’s ‘targum’ (an interpretive ‘modernisation’ of a given passage) of it… (Copied from here) I just love this stuff…

of kings and kingdoms

The first followers of Jesus said many various things about Jesus. (this is not a huge statement) Particularly, they called Jesus ‘the King’ and ‘Lord’. (these, however, were most certainly huge statements then…) I’m not going to focus on the Jewish side of things – what it might have meant for them to call Jesus… Continue reading of kings and kingdoms

the heavenly reality

“Heaven.” What a mis-understood word this is! For some, ‘heaven’ is simply a warm, fuzzy, good, old-fashioned or positive feeling they get when things happen to be going their way. Many others define ‘heaven’ in ways that are not unlike the Greek/Roman idea of the ‘after-life’ – in which your ghostly ‘soul’ floats away on… Continue reading the heavenly reality