While we bury our heads in the sand doing ‘church as usual’, the barriers of consciousness are being pushed with robotics and artificial intelligence. In fact scientists predict that before the end of this century we will see bespoke interventions to alter DNAs, and biomechanics that can enhance our current capabilities beyond our wildest dreams. … Continue reading HEAVEN’S ECONOMY
Parables were not unique to Jesus. They are part of an oral tradition for teaching universal truths in the ancient Middle East. In fact some of the parables in the gospels were known parables that were expanded by Jesus, providing radically new meaning. Hence Jesus’ audience note that he spoke like, ‘one with authority’ (Matthew … Continue reading Today @ Healingsprings fellowship
In terms of influence the Jews were only a footnote in history compared to other civilisations like Egypt, Greece, Ethiopia, Hittite, Assyria, Babylon, and Persia. In fact Jewish racial laws and customs would not have even allowed them to trade, or exert much cultural or political influence over their neighbours, let alone the known World. … Continue reading Today @ Healingsprings fellowship
There is no dispute that Jesus was a figure in history. In fact, apart from the New Testament accounts, we also have sources from non-Christians like Pliny and Josephus. Within Christianity some have challenged his divinity. But even if we do not agree on the Trinity, the traditional formula for Salvation (The Fall, Incarnation, Atonement … Continue reading Today @ Healingsprings fellowship
Simply put, ministry is the out working of our regeneration (new birth) to humanity, in other words our vocation. With this in mind, our vision is our unique contribution to humanity, in light of our personality, natural gifts, and spiritual gifts. To this end, people (this includes workers) are beneficiaries and shapers (in the sense … Continue reading Leadership: And of You. (Ex. 32:10)
Leadership: On His Majesty’s Secret Service In recent studies on leadership, I was a surprised to notice the arguments the disciples had on the subject. As always, Jesus’ response was quite radical. He said to them: “But it is not so among you; but whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant, … Continue reading This Sunday @ Healingsprings fellowship!
Introduction In an earlier essay entitled: what is Christian theology, and why does it matter,my arguments leaned heavily against too much theology in favour of simple Christian piety. The term too much theology was coined by Daniel L. Migliore, describing it asabstract and unfruitful. He argued further, that it is “theology that gets lost in … Continue reading What is the value of Christian theology taught at University?