Monday is for Discussion I have posted on the doctrine of the Trinity a number of times recently reflecting my growing concern about the lack of clarity in the modern church’s thinking and verbiage related to the doctrine. I hear layman, leaders and even pastors sometimes saying too little and sometimes too much, using illustrations … More Does the Trinity Matter?
Weekend Musings The people at Lutheran Satires have done a good job with this animated short film about bad analogies for the Trinity. (Mild warning: Includes an unnecessary crass moment at the end which unfortunately is too true of too many Irish Americans.) The broad outline of what would become the Athanasian Creed were laid … More Bad Analogies for the Trinity
Weekend Links Spring is just 6 days away but I jumped the gun today and went out for a bike ride. Just to and from work, a round trip total of just under 9 miles but at least it is a start. Last year on this day, it was 80 degrees. Today the temperature when … More Ann Voskamp; Complementarianism: Shane Claiborne; Carl Trueman; Multi-site Churches, The Trinity and much more
Four book recommendations and lots of links to stimulate your thinking. As always, you know the drill … I don’t agree with everything in the links, but I think they are all worthy of a hearing. Growing as a Leader Finding Freedom While Developing Young Leaders (Leadership Freak) Review of Ray Comfort’s New Film (Justin … More Surviving Sharks; Exposing Humility; Developing Leaders and the Doctrine of the Trinity
Eye on Doctrine For about 12 years, in the classes I taught at Trinity (TEDS), I suggested that the doctrine of the Trinity was going to be increasingly challenged in the 21st century. The advance of Islam, the immigration of Muslim background people to the United States, and the lack of intellectual reflection by pastors … More Getting the Doctrine of the Trinity Right