If we want to discover what it means to believe in the Triune God, then the clear revelation of this truth that there is one God in three persons is found in the New Testament, especially but not exclusively in John’s Gospel. However significant foundations for this revelation were already laid in the Old Testament… Continue reading The Trinity in Isaiah
Tag: systematic theology
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This week’s podcast
God speaks to us – Special Revelation
Here’s the latest podcast, part of the “How do you know?” series.
How do we hear God? General Revelation
Have a listen in to this week’s podcast If you want to go a bit deeper into the topics being covered at the moment then you may also want to download the e-book that this is based on There is also a study guide with discussion questions. Why not watch the videos/listen to the audio… Continue reading How do we hear God? General Revelation
Reason, rationality and irrationality
Getting the ending right?
Would you leave a church if you disagreed with its position on eschatology, or would you be happy to stay? Is it okay for a church not even to have an agreed position on eschatology and to allow elders to come to different conclusions? Eschatology is concerned with “the last things” and so doctrinally it’s… Continue reading Getting the ending right?
Starting points for a messy world
Here’s the first episode of our new podcast series on “How do we know?” As we begin to delve into some Systematic Theology or “doctrine.” One of my aims is to make theological training and teaching more accessible and the podcast is one way of doing this. YouTube Audio
What’s coming up on the Faithroots Podcast?
One of the primary aims of Faithroots – right from the beginning was to help make theological education accessible. There are two reasons for this. First, I’ve a specific concern to help encourage and equip people into urban ministry through church planting and revitalisation. To help with this, I want to see potential pastors equipped… Continue reading What’s coming up on the Faithroots Podcast?
The incomprehensible God and Eternal Generation
I want to flesh out some thoughts in response to a question that Ollie Lansdowne student minister at All Souls Langham Place raised on twitter. He raised the question as a statement which he then offered a poll for people to give their choice ranging from hard yes to hard no. Then he offered his… Continue reading The incomprehensible God and Eternal Generation
Theology and the church
The other day I saw this twitter comment about the place, or more accurately, absence of theology in the local church. There was also this additional commentary from Marcus Honeysett. I believe that the local church is the context where theology should primarily happen. There are a few reasons for this but it boils down… Continue reading Theology and the church