Tag: Inaugurated Eschatology

Kingdom Theology in the Vineyard: Upside Down & Now Not Yet

Kingdom Theology in the Vineyard: Upside Down & Now Not Yet

June 26, 2014 | By | 9 Comments

Yesterday I introduced this new series toward understanding Vineyard theology (and praxis) because it is increasingly obvious that our movement is facing questions regarding our identity. Truth be told, I think we always have and always will have questions about who we are and what we’re doing and where we’re going because it’s only natural to […]

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Why Kingdom Theology Matters

Why Kingdom Theology Matters

May 20, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Here are a couple great explanations of the Kingdom of God and its accompanying theology: “The [kingdom of God] is the abstract or dynamic idea of reign, rule, or dominion…” – George Eldon Ladd “… the kingdom of God is the central theological motif that gives definition to all that we believe.” – Phil Strout […]

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Do Trajectories Toward the New Creation Speak to Sexual Addiction?

Do Trajectories Toward the New Creation Speak to Sexual Addiction?

March 20, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

As a pastor, I’ve interacted with numerous people who have struggled with the desire to have a lot of sex with as many people as possible. Generally speaking, this struggle has come from men, but I’m sure there are women who have this desire. At any rate, many, many, many men have shared with me their sexual […]

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Moltmann on the “Logos” of Eschatological Christianity…

Moltmann on the “Logos” of Eschatological Christianity…

December 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

So it’s Friday night and I’m sitting in the passenger seat while my wife drives us to the mall so that I can buy some Christmas presents. And here I am blogging on portions of Jürgen Moltmann. I love that I can open up Logos Bible Software on my iPad and read the Molt. The […]

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My List of Top 5 Books on the Kingdom of God

My List of Top 5 Books on the Kingdom of God

February 13, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

There are five books that have greatly shaped my understanding of the kingdom of God. These are my top-five and the books that I recommend to pastors, students, and anyone interested in the theology of the kingdom. #5 – The Gospel of the Kingdom: Scriptural Studies in the Kingdom of God, by George Eldon Ladd. […]

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Inaugurated Eschatology: the “Last Days” of the Kingdom

Inaugurated Eschatology: the “Last Days” of the Kingdom

January 2, 2012 | By | 5 Comments

Inaugurated who? Inaugurated eschatology. Eschatology is generally understood as the “study of end times,” but when used with reference to inaugurated eschatology, it refers specifically to the kingdom of God and how it relates to Jesus’ first coming. This is the concept that the dawn of the “end of the age” has come in the […]

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