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

3 Things Seminary Taught Me: Reading the Bible

This new series of blog posts are short reflections based on what the past four years of seminary has taught me. Indubitably (Kawhi voice), these categories are selective and not exhaustive. Some of these things were brand new discoveries and others were solidified or relearned. The first question: What has seminary taught me about reading … Continue reading 3 Things Seminary Taught Me: Reading the Bible