Four Domains of Christian Discipleship: Spiritual Formation

A robust vision of Christian education and discipleship is grounded in the pursuit of sacred knowledge, knowledge of God and His activity in the world that can be discovered through various intellectual and spiritual disciplines. In this series we are discussing four main domains of Christian education: Biblical and Systematic Theology, Church History, Spiritual Formation, … Continue reading Four Domains of Christian Discipleship: Spiritual Formation

Four Domains of Knowledge for Christian Discipleship: Church History

To continue in this short series of reflections on what makes for a robust program of Christian discipleship and learning, I now turn to a second domain of sacred knowledge: Church History. A Brief Intro to Narrative Theology, and Retrieval Theology Since the work of the German theologian Karl Barth (1886-1968), there has been a … Continue reading Four Domains of Knowledge for Christian Discipleship: Church History

Four Domains of Knowledge for Christian Discipleship: Theology

While there are a number of areas of knowledge one can study that may be helpful to learning more about God and His creation, broadly speaking there are four major domains of knowledge we can identify, and that Christians must engage with, should they desire a deeper knowledge and love of God. Moreover, knowledge, both … Continue reading Four Domains of Knowledge for Christian Discipleship: Theology

Remembering 9/11: Looking at Historical Tragedy in a Post-Historical World

I had a great conversation yesterday with a wonderful local pastor here in Orange County. As we were getting to know each other, we started talking about the current cultural climate. He asked me what I thought about the future of our country and I honestly just had to respond, "I don't think it's going … Continue reading Remembering 9/11: Looking at Historical Tragedy in a Post-Historical World