What is Fundamentalism?

What is Fundamentalism?

So my son is ten right now. I am going to be coaching his little league baseball team. That means i will be teaching a lot of little kids the fundamentals of baseball. I always tell my son “practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect”....
A Song For Martin Luther King Day

A Song For Martin Luther King Day

Here is one of my favorite old hymns. Written by an ex slave trader John Newton. I asked the Lord that I might grow In faith, and love, and every grace; Might more of His salvation know, And seek, more earnestly, His face. ‘Twas He who taught me thus to pray, And He,...
Three common misunderstandings of human depravity.

Three common misunderstandings of human depravity.

No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good. C.S. Lewis (Mere Christianity) As a pastor I hear a lot of discussion about what’s wrong with this or that. I also hear many solutions being confidently made political and otherwise in light of...
ThinkTheology.org’s Blogging Plans for 2015

ThinkTheology.org’s Blogging Plans for 2015

This past year has been exciting for ThinkTheology.org and our merry band of contributors. We’ve had several of our posts go “vial” and our readership has grown by literally thousands of people. We’re thankful that many have found our posts...
ThinkTheology Top 10 Posts for 2014

ThinkTheology Top 10 Posts for 2014

Okay friends, here they are! The top-ten most read posts on ThinkTheology.org for 2014 in reverse order… #10 – Getting Left Behind? — According to Matthew & Luke, it’s preferred to being taken! – By Kenny Burchard Written to challenge some of the...

Remembering My Dad and the Spirit of Adoption

The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” Romans 8:15  (NIV) This will be a very personal post with some...

Interview with Kevin Scott…

A few months ago I posted a review of Kevin Scott’s absolutely fantastic book ReCreatable (review here). Kevin was kind enough to answer a few questions for us and I want to again encourage you to pick up his book! It’s excellent....
Live Blogging #SVS2014 (day 3)

Live Blogging #SVS2014 (day 3)

Had a late night, so running a little late today. Make sure to follow the twitter hashtag #SVS2014 to stay up on people’s thoughts ****************** 10:03am… the infamous young Thomas Creedy is presenting a paper on theological anthropology. Yes, Thomas...
Live Blogging #SVS2014 (day 2)

Live Blogging #SVS2014 (day 2)

Had a late night, so running a little late today. Make sure to follow the twitter hashtag #SVS2014 to stay up on people’s thoughts ****************** 11:06am… sitting in the “Hermeneutics: The Authority of God in Scripture” session. Listening...
Live Blogging #SVS2014 (day 1)

Live Blogging #SVS2014 (day 1)

Here we go. Refresh and you will see more… ****************** 10am… started with prayer and a few announcements. 10:41am… “Thinking with the Church, Thinking with the Vineyard” Caleb Maskell is speaking on the subject through a...
Live Blogging the #SVS2014 Annual Conference

Live Blogging the #SVS2014 Annual Conference

Over the next few days I’ll be doing some “live blogging” during my time at the Society of Vineyard Scholars’ 2014 annual conference (download the program here). We’re blessed to have Craig Keener and Jack Levison as keynote speakers,...