Love’s Essential Aspects and Diverse Forms – Thomas Jay Oord

The first plenary session at Biola’s CCT conference this year was given by Thomas Jay Oord. Here is an outline of his talk. Introduction Personal story: faith – atheism – faith At the core of what makes sense of Christianity is love. Love Should we even attempt to define love? So many answers/possibilities Can weContinue reading “Love’s Essential Aspects and Diverse Forms – Thomas Jay Oord”

A Non-Christian Walks Into A Bar…

No its not the beginning of a joke. Its the beginning of a typical interaction. You and your buddies are hanging out having a beer, and your non-Christian friend asks you about this whole “God thing” that you are into. Why do you believe all this stuff? Who is Jesus, and why did this JesusContinue reading “A Non-Christian Walks Into A Bar…”

A Dose of Theology – Abecedarians

Today I’m strarting what I hope will be a (fairly) regular series on this blog, its called “A Dose of Theology.” In it I will be pointing out an interesting theological term and giving you some useful (and maybe not so useful) information on it. This week’s term comes to you thanks to the peopleContinue reading “A Dose of Theology – Abecedarians”