Tag Archives | Bible

Three-Self Churches are the Enemy (Myths About China)

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Myths About China

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Myths About China   Members of the Highland China Missions Team recently spent two weeks in three cities in China: Beijing, Qingdao and Wuhan. We visited church leaders and Christians in house-churches, Three Self Patriotic Churches (the government approved church) and in other types of […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }

The Gospel in One Word

This entry is part 4 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 4 of 27 in the series Gospel    If the gospel is the best option for the transformation of churches in today’s increasingly church-hostile culture, then what is the gospel? This simple question has been answered in complex ways.1 But for many today, the gospel can be summarized in one word: […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence: #3 God Uses Imagination for Revelation

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series 7 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Silence   It’s a fundamental tenet of Christian theology: in order for finite humans to grasp the infinite God, God must reveal himself to us. He does this in two ways. General Revelation is broad in content and universally […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Binding Your Isaac, Finding Your Lamb

  When he was 29, Rembrandt painted a scene from the first book of the Bible. It was the same year his first son was born. And the same year that same son died. Perhaps it is no surprise therefore that the scene Rembrandt chose was from Gen. 22-the binding of Isaac. On the surface […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }