On May 2nd, 2020, six Romanian evangelical churches in the Chicago area informed the public and their governor of their decision to begin holding services with about 100 congregants per service (the current state-mandated limit is 10). Six pastors stated... Continue Reading →
Write your thoughts down. Write your aspirations down. Because when you will come out of confinement, you will have them as priceless treasures. Transform isolation into a creative situation.
The Bible is clear with examples (none greater than Gethsemane) that lament is not a sign of weakness.
Evangelicals in general can be guilty of oversimplifying death as well as conflating hell with hades. This book, if read carefully, is a step in the right direction toward a more solid and robust theology of death, hades, and hell.
Both the Apostles' and the Athanasian Creeds affirm the belief that Christ "descended to the dead." Throughout the centuries, Christians have yearly reflected on Christ's descent on Holy Saturday. But is such language biblical to begin with? Did Christ enter... Continue Reading →
In Part I of this reflection, I focused more on the gist of Paul and the Language of Faith and the general disconnect between how "faith" is used in the Bible vs. how it is used in much of evangelicalism and... Continue Reading →
Philippians 4:19 makes a bold statement: "And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus" (NIV). At first glance it seems that Paul is saying that each believer will be taken... Continue Reading →
When it comes to suffering, Christians do not always know how they are to respond. Are we allowed to lament in light of passages like "God working all things for the good of those who love him" and "rejoice... Continue Reading →