1-hour free lecture on Acts 1-2, the introductory section of Acts:
Luke’s Gospel begins and ends in Jerusalem. His sequel, the Book of Acts, begins in Jerusalem but ends in Rome. Theologically, this is movement from heritage to mission: holding on to the heritage but moving forward into mission. In the same way, we need to be grounded in the Scriptures, so our action will be consistent with all that God has done before us, yet also moved by the Spirit, so we can reach those parts of humanity not yet reached.
1 Corinthians 12–14 tell us the purpose of spiritual gifts:
(Thanks to Third Millennium Ministries for publishing this video they took of me)
Recently Aaron Ross interviewed Craig on a blog and asked whether higher learning should cause Christians to lose their faith … or something like that … One could address this in various ways (Craig actually did wrestle with this in some early years, given his former atheism), but this is how he answered it now:
Answers to five questions, on Eerdword:
Philip Zoutendam at Eerdmans interviewed me on the Eerdcast (36.12 minutes), and offers a discount for the next two weeks (Aug. 2016):
Some churches don’t want some of the gifts–isn’t that like the body of Christ amputating some members? Some churches don’t want other gifts and just collect members amputated from other churches. Don’t we all need one another to be one body?
Some say that tongues are revelation and have passed away, but in the Bible tongues are for prayer …
Your worship is special to God–because only YOU can give Him the worship that He created YOU to give Him.