By Matthew Evans,Stephen Clark
By Wilson L. Albert
By Robert L. Fossett,Joel P. Okamoto
“Though the church has been confessing Jesus Christ is Lord for 2 millennia, she has additionally, now and then and relatively usually in fresh centuries, trusted different foundations for doctrine. this day, we're in Rob Fossett’s debt for assisting us see how foundationalism has insidiously woven itself into the cloth of the Western church, and for calling us again to the Rock we must always have by no means abandoned.”
—Nicolas Farelly, Evangelical Theological college of Vaux-sur-Seine, France
“The explicitly christological account of doctrine in Upon This Rock is well timed and prophetic. Fossett’s problem to foundationalism is precisely what the church wishes with a view to reimagine overseas Christian solidarity around the globe. Fossett effectively presses the reset button for biblical, ancient, and systematic theology in ways in which place the church to stand the highbrow demanding situations of the twenty-first century.”
—Anthony B. Bradley, writer of The Political economic system of Liberation: Thomas Sowell and James Cone at the Black Experience
“An antifoundationalist account is one who acknowledges its foundations are controversial, open to problem and rejection. Openness to problem and rejection additionally characterizes a christological account of whatever, together with the Scriptures, the church, and doctrine, simply because Jesus Christ himself was once rejected and crucified. It stands in basic terms simply because God raised Jesus from the lifeless. a great deal of modern theology doesn't stick with via in this conviction, and this truth explains the fashionable attraction of foundationalism between Christians. they need to be aware of larger. At any expense, Rob Fossett does, and greater than anything, this explains the consistency and persuasiveness of his account of Christian doctrine.”
—From the foreword through Joel P. Okamoto, Concordia Seminary
Robert L. Fossett (PhD, Concordia Seminary) is the pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Greenville, Alabama.
By David Currie
This booklet was once written as an evidence to his fundamentalist and evangelical family and friends approximately why he turned a Roman Catholic. Currie provides a truly lucid, systematic and intelligible account of the explanations for his conversion to the traditional Church that Christ based. He supplies a close dialogue of the real theological and doctrinal ideals Catholic and evangelicals carry in universal, in addition to the main doctrines that separate us, relatively the Eucharist, the Pope, and Mary.
By David W. Congdon
In The God Who Saves David W. Congdon orients theology systematically round the New testomony witness to the apocalyptic inbreaking of God's reign. the result's a continuously soteriocentric theology. construction at the insights of Rudolf Bultmann, Ernst Käsemann, Eberhard Jüngel, and J. Louis Martyn, he translates the saving act of God because the eschatological occasion that crucifies the previous cosmos in Christ. people perform salvation via their subconscious, existential cocrucifixion, during which all people is interrupted by way of God and put outdoors of himself or herself.
Both academically rigorous and pastorally delicate, The God Who Saves opens up new chances for knowing not just what salvation is but additionally who the God who brings approximately our salvation is. here's an interdisciplinary workout in dogmatic theology for the twenty-first century.
"David Congdon and that i grew up jointly theologically. it's been my privilege to observe his penetrating perception develop and become an artistic theological software. Rumors of dialectical theology's death were drastically exaggerated. while you're attracted to a glimpse of what a clean dialectical theology for the twenty-first century appears like--and you have to be!--you desire glance no further."
--W. Travis McMaken, affiliate Professor of faith, Lindenwood University
"While the idea of common salvation has lengthy been a minority record within the Christian culture, it has chanced on a growing number of advocates in contemporary occasions. This quantity provides a rigorous, artistic, and comprehensive dogmatic account of this belief from one of many brightest younger students at paintings today. Even people who are no longer in contract with Congdon's line of argument and conclusions should be challenged and enriched via the aspect and scope of his engaging theological vision."
--John R. Franke, Theologian in place of abode, moment Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis; writer, Manifold Witness: The Plurality of Truth
"Congdon has authored a worldly and impressive dogmatic essay choked with perception and bristling with provocation. He invitations us to hitch him in a sustained scan in greatly soteriocentric pondering: what if the paintings of the God of the gospel at the pass have been really the Archimedean element from which all things are moved and so saved? Congdon's objective is to limn the revolution in Christian theology that are supposed to keep on with while Christian mind's eye and intelligence are lively and disciplined anew by way of religion within the God whose very being is at stake in his introduction 'for us and for our salvation.' The God Who Saves is an enormous intervention in modern doctrinal debate."
--Philip G. Ziegler, Chair of Christian Dogmatics, Professor, college of Aberdeen
David W. Congdon (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is affiliate editor at IVP educational. he's the writer of The project of Demythologizing: Rudolf Bultmann's Dialectical Theology (2015) and Rudolf Bultmann: A spouse to His Theology (2015).
By Kristine A. Culp
Disasters point out the complicated peril of earthly lifestyles. anguish and threat are international realities. but, the biblical depiction of folks and groups as "earthen vessels" additionally means that weak creatures should be bolstered to obtain and endure the grace and glory of God. Culp demonstrates how vulnerability to devastation and to transformation is the very foundation for all times prior to God. the distinction of God could be witnessed in resistance to inhumanity and idolatry, and expressed in satisfaction and gratitude for the nice presents of life.
By Richard J. Woods
By Beu'lah Mary Omar
By David L. McKenna,Gayle D. Beebe
What we carry to management is important.
What we do in management is extra important.
What we go away from our management is most vital of all.
Once our precedence shifts from good fortune to succession, the door is open to learn John 17 because the Prayer of Succession for Jesus. during this ultimate file, Jesus transfers to his disciples and to us an identical enduring belief, remodeling fact, and unifying love that he has obtained for management from his Father. With those legacies come particular presents of succession to accomplish our job, enhance disciples, boost the dominion, and spot the success of Christ's promise, "Greater issues than those shall you do." Succession within the spirit of Christ, then, is written now not by way of luck, yet within the seamless transition of sustainable presents culminating within the present of better things.
"He's performed it back. David McKenna has penned one more compelling paintings that leaders of each stripe have to learn and re-read. For all who desire to seal the funding, attempt, and impact of your management years opposed to the tarnish and corrosion of a poorly-handled transition, this booklet is for you."
--Jodi Detrick, former columnist, The Seattle Times, Seattle, WA
"McKenna does a masterful activity of putting the idea that of succession making plans squarely the place it belongs--as a concern for any chief and supervisor of a firm looking to not just enhance operations and function yet to maintain its venture. i do know i'd have benefited by means of having the instruments and ideas articulated by means of McKenna at my fingertips as I entered a number of management roles."
--Dan Martin, President, Seattle Pacific college, Seattle, WA
"After serving multiple hundred man-years on forums, I confess that nation assets are regularly wasted via the inability of management succession making plans, poorly carried out management transitions, and blunders in management offerings. David McKenna sincerely articulates the succession problem dealing with ministries and fantastically offers a pathway to supply God-honoring management continuity."
--Dan Busby, President, Evangelical Council for monetary responsibility, Winchester, VA
"This publication seems like what Dave McKenna might say to every people if we had the privilege of getting him trainer us within the leading of our ministry leadership."
--R. Blake wooden, Lead Pastor, First loose Methodist Church, Seattle, WA
"I David as president of Asbury Seminary. No stone was once left unturned in his paintings for an efficient succession. This booklet is a confirmed, practiced witness and i'm the thankful recipient of the incarnation of this witness."
--Maxie Dunnam, Chancellor, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY
"Dave, my pal and presidential predecessor, stocks deeply from his personal studies in lifestyles and from a wealth of godly knowledge. it's with pleasure that I commend this e-book to those that want strengthening of their management, in addition to to those that have to arrange their hearts and minds to turn into leaders."
--David Le Shana, President emeritus, George Fox college, Newberg, OR
David McKenna served as president of Spring Arbor college, Seattle Pacific college, and Asbury Theological Seminary. on the age of eighty-five he maintains to write down a publication a yr, together with The Communicator's observation on Isaiah, activity, and Mark; Retirement isn't really for Sissies; Christ-Centered management: The Incarnational Difference; and When God Laughs with Us: The Lighter aspect of Leadership. David and his spouse, Jan, have a good time sixty-five years of marriage in 2015.
By M. M. Heide M.TH.
We will examine the sin of the angels on the time of Noah’s ark which made it invaluable for God to ship the flood. This sin corresponds to God’s remark to Adam and Eve approximately Satan’s ‘seed’ which might must be ‘crushed’ by way of Eve’s seed. (Genesis 3:15)
We will comment on the styles of God in order that we will to acknowledge how the occasions of our day satisfy end-time occasions in earlier a while of mankind’s history.
We will see how God corresponds the left with the Babylonians who later turned the Romans, and who're at the present time known as ‘liberal’. we are going to take into account that Jesus was once the Messiah of the appropriate and the anti-Christ is the fake Messiah of the left. we'll paintings to appreciate why you will need to satisfy God’s note and should by way of His Spirit that's His lifestyles in us, and why this stroll which we name ‘the crucified life’, is a lifestyles lived in contract with the fitting is and in resistance to the left. we are going to try to comprehend why dwelling at the left calls for resistance to God’s be aware and makes it precious for us to repent of ways of the left that's either the character of the satan and the spirit of the realm. We needs to reside in its place by means of God’s Spirit which fulfills the be aware of God and aligns with the precepts of the ideal of God. it's because these at the correct are reserved for heaven and why these unrepentant at the left are reserved for hell. (Matt.25)
This is a finished research to appreciate why we live finally occasions, what the symptoms within the heavens are, and an instance of the way heavenly symptoms pertain to occasions happening on the earth, what the tip- time line is and why. This booklet examines key occasions and styles which repeat in heritage to point the top of a civilization in addition to God’s new starting. This ebook focuses upon essentially the most very important humans of God in all of background and why his lifestyles and his message is key for us to appreciate in those finish occasions: Enoch.