3* Things Seminary Taught Me: Spiritual Life

Knowledge does not equate spiritual maturity. This may be obvious and I think most people reading this would agree with this statement, but there is nuance needed here. Knowledge can be used by God to bring about spiritual maturity and I would argue that this is an important part of discipleship (see Eph. 1 and … Continue reading 3* Things Seminary Taught Me: Spiritual Life

3 Things Seminary Taught Me: Salvation

1. Salvation is earthy. This one is paradigm shifting. God's salvific plan doesn't do away with physicality, with materialness, with "earthiness" so that we can be in a better spiritual existence usually called "Heaven." This is actually the teaching of Gnosticism (an ancient heresy) not Christianity. God's plan has always been to redeem, to recreate, … Continue reading 3 Things Seminary Taught Me: Salvation