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  Throughout the Fall of 2011 I was in the midst of networking in preparation for the planting of The Embassy Church. During this process a pastor in my city invited me to a gathering that featured his mentor, a professor of Missiology at a large denominational seminary, as the keynote speaker. When we were…(Read More)

  In 2011 Rob Bell relished in the havoc that could be evoked only by a coy publication of his doctrinal views. He decided to address ideas regarding eternal judgment, specifically, the doctrine of hell. He concluded that the God of the Bible is incapable of condemning a divine image bearer to an eternal hell…(Read More)

Last week Pastor Brandon reminded us that while divine wisdom is deemed foolish by humanity, it is in fact the greatest display of wisdom from the greatest conceivable mind. In fact, the apparent foolishness of divine actions is due to the limitations and fallenness of humanity. We deem it folly because it makes no sense…(Read More)

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  In an attempt to nurture “diversity and integration” we have recognized the need to address preconceived notions regarding the Bible. One of the issues that must be addressed is what J. Daniel Hays refers to as “cultural pre-understanding.” We tend to read our cultural norms into the scriptures and, consequently, undermine…(Read More)