Peter’s Reinstatement

Peter’s Reinstatement

Often referenced and sermonized, but rarely explained, the events of Peter’s denial and reinstatement are quite puzzling. I would offer an alternative explanation. Peter denied Jesus because of his sympathy with zealotry (which was common in Judaism at the time). Zealotry is confidence in the strength of man concerning…

Satan’s Greatest Masterpiece

Satan’s Greatest Masterpiece

In light of the recent killings of Coptic Christians in Libya, my friend Joel Richardson wrote a poignant article on the right response to coptic 21’s martyrdom. It reminded me of a message I recently listened to by Joseph Cumming concerning “Satan’s greatest masterpiece,” which is not Islam, but rather the Crusades as a response to…

Book Recommendation

Book Recommendation

Well, I’ve decided to start putting up my book recommendations, so here’s my first. I recently finished reading a book by David Garrison called A Wind in the House of Islam (2014). Garrison is a well known missiologist with the IMB, and this book...
Irreverent Babble

Irreverent Babble

Holy are the visions of the Prophets. God spoke and revealed Himself to the Prophets, and His self-revelation is bound to His vision for the future. This is why He refers to Himself over 300 times as “the God of Israel”. It is the restoration of the kingdom to Israel (Acts 1:6) that…