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Sometimes we take exception. Sometimes we make one.

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Integrity…Matters!

The Appointment of Elders

So, How Many Angels Can Dance On the Head of a Needle?

Magnifying God

The Joy of Classical Theism

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In the past month or so there has been a little bit of discussion of the question of ‘classical theism’: the belief that God is simple, eternal, unchanging, impassible and so on. I had never really examined these kind of ideas until about five years ago when I began to read Augustine’s Confessions as part of the UCCF staff study programme. Since then I have become convinced that the God of ‘classical theism’ is the God of the Scriptures, revealed in and by Jesus Christ.

This is, to most modern ears, including my own, a counter-intuitive notion. How can the God of redemption be unchanging? How can the God of the cross be impassible? How can the God who displays love, justice, mercy, grace, wrath, holiness, power, wisdom and knowledge be simple? To believe in classical theism and to read the Bible through that lens requires a kind of mental…

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Sweeter Sounds Than Music Knows

Singing Without Understanding?

Abbreviated Worship?

Jonah – More of An Environmentalist than an Evangelist?

A 3000 Year Old Strategy?

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