On Patriotism and Revolution
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On Patriotism and Revolution

In a recent post here, Dr. David Alan Black wrote, “The humility of Christ doesn’t grant us permission on this Fourth to call out our fellow Christians for feeling patriotic or to harp about a revolution in 1776 that was probably at odds with Paul’s teaching about submission to civil authority in Romans 13.” In…

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Resurrection As Fulfillment

by Dr. Edward W.H. Vick, retired professor and author of Death, Immortality and Resurrection, From Inspiration to Understanding: Reading the Bible Seriously and Faithfully, Philosophy for Believers, Creation: The Christian Doctrine, History and Christian Faith and more! Through the resurrection God brings into being His new people, the community of resurrection faith. The spokesmen of this…

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Bob Cornwall: Religion and Human Rights

by Dr. Robert D. Cornwall, pastor and author, from his blog, Ponderings on a Faith Journey. Author of Faith in the Public Square, Ultimate Allegiance: The Subversive Nature of the Lord’s Prayer, Unfettered Spirit: Spiritual Gifts for the New Great Awakening, Marriage in Interesting Times: A Pariticipatory Study Guide,and more! On the evening of March 21st, I had the privilege…

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Allan Bevere: Instruction and Indictment: The Sermon on the Mount and Discipleship – John Wesley

by Dr. Allan R. Bevere, pastor, professor and author of Colossians and Philemon: A Participatory Study Guide, The Politics of Witness: The Character of the Church in the World, and The Character of our Discontent. John Wesley (1703-1791) believed the Sermon on the Mount was very relevant for the current age. Of his fifty-two standard sermons, thirteen…

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Edward W. H. Vick: Resurrection As Fulfilment

by Dr. Edward W.H. Vick, retired professor and author of From Inspiration to Understanding: Reading the Bible Seriously and Faithfully, Philosophy for Believers, Creation: The Christian Doctrine, History and Christian Faith and more! Through the resurrection God brings into being His new people, the community of resurrection faith. The spokesmen of this earliest faith, the writers of…

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Thomas W. Hudgins: Being Careful When You Read The Commentaries

by Dr. Thomas W. Hudgins, professor, author and translator of Dr. David Alan Black’s book, Aprenda a Leer el Griego del Nuevo Testamento.   This will be a quick post. Tonight I was reading Ronald Y. K. Fung’s commentary on Galatians (NICNT) and saw a curious sentence dealing with Gal. 1:6. Here’s what it says:…

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C. Drew Smith: Ash Wednesday: Reflecting on the Vulnerability of Life

by Dr. C. Drew Smith, professor and Director of the Center for International Programs at Henderson State University, and author of Reframing a Relevant Faith. from Dr. Smith’s blog, Wilderness Preacher – Today, Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. There are many practices Christians carry out during this holy season; practices such…

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Edward W. H. Vick: Reading Scripture

by Dr. Edward W.H. Vick, retired professor and author of From Inspiration to Understanding: Reading the Bible Seriously and Faithfully, Creation: The Christian Doctrine, Philosophy for Believers, and more! We have different purposes when we come to read Scripture. We may distinguish two approaches, by the individual and by the established community. The Community For many centuries the…

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Video Interview: Dr. Thomas Hudgins on Who Was Paul?

— Henry Neufeld, Energion Owner/Editor Last night I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Thomas Hudgins on the question, “Who was Paul?” Thomas has a different perspective from the previous authors I interviewed, which you’ll discover in the interview. I’d particularly call your attention to the answer starting at 29:03 regarding what Paul might say…