8 Brilliant Karl Barth Quotes on Atonement (CD IV.1 Summarized)

Karl Barth’s doctrine of reconciliation, found in volume IV.1 of his Church Dogmatics, is without a doubt one of the greatest theological works ever written on the subject. And it is personally my favorite volume from the Church Dogmatics. In this volume Barth beautifully […]

7 Theories of the Atonement Summarized

The nature of the Atonement has been a study for me over the last few years. After having my world turned upside by Dr. C. Baxter Kruger in his book, Jesus and the Undoing of Adam, I have not been able to […]

Who Killed Jesus?

Jesus was not murdered. He offered up His life freely for the sake of humanity. No one took His life, He gave it away. But the question remains, even if Jesus did offer up His life, to whom did He […]

On Eastern Orthodoxy

I’ll be honest, I’ve been looking for an excuse to use this picture in a post here since I took it. It’s a stunning vertical panorama shot with my iPhone, which I admit is far from professional, but I love it. […]

A Vision of Christ (Podcast)

A Vision of Christ: This message was shared on May 21st, 2014 at Hope:Tallinn church in Estonia. 20 minutes long, on “what makes the Gospel good news?” Enjoy!     Notes: New English Bible, John 1:1-5, 14: Who is Christ? […]

What if All Means ALL?

What if all really means ALL? What if we could actually see that all humanity is in the same boat? That there are no outsiders to Grace. That no one is excluded. That there is no inner-circle with God. What […]

10 Ways We Should Rethink Easter

Tomorrow we celebrate Good Friday, and with it the very heart of the Gospel: the death, burial, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ. I want to present ten ways that we should think differently about Easter this year. In doing […]

Holy Week Meditation: The Love Dream of God

What drove Jesus to the cross? In the stunning words of St. Catherine: You, high eternal Trinity, acted as if You were drunk with love, infatuated with Your creature.. Love. Jesus became a man, lived a life within our fallen […]

The Atonement – Robert Farrar Capon

“I began, as most Christians do, with the image of Christ’s death on the cross as a sacrifice: Jesus the Great High Priest offers up to God his death as the Saving Victim and thereby makes a perfect satisfaction for […]