Faulty Bible Interpretation

Hardly a week goes by that I don’t come across an example of faulty bible interpretation. By this, I do not mean interpretation that differs from mine, but rather an interpretation produced by principles and practices generally regarded as being unsound. Sometimes I encounter faulty interpretation when discussing theology or passages of the bible

When Darkness Falls

‘When Darkness Falls’ is an appropriate title for this article because all of us living in South Africa have once again been subjected to rolling blackouts, euphemistically referred to as Load Shedding. It is not just that this is inconvenient, annoying, and disruptive to us as individuals, it is also hugely damaging to our

TruthTalks Sermon: The Tree of Life Triptych

When I was asked to preach at Lonehill Village Church on Sunday 10th of November 2019 I asked myself this question: If this was the last time I ever got to preach, what sermon would I preach? This is a hard question to answer, but I can tell you that the sermon I

TruthTalks: The Centrality of Jesus

More and more scholars are writing and teaching on the centrality of Jesus and I am convinced that this is a subject currently on God’s heart. Part of this focus is the belief that Jesus is the full, and not just the fullest, presentation of God’s nature and character. This TruthTalk combines my two

A Two-faced God?

‘A Two-faced God?’ is an intentionally provocative question. I do not mean to offend, but rather to bring into sharp focus the central issue I explore in this article. In my previous post (found HERE), I made the case that Jesus of Nazareth is the full representation of the nature and character of the

Jesus, the Full Representation of God

I realise that an article titled ‘Jesus, the full representation of God’ is signalling a theological discussion that may not appeal to everyone. For this reason, and because it is a complex subject, I am going to start with a concise overview instead of ending with one. I am a passionate advocate of Christocentricity

TruthTalks: The Mountains of the Lord

Several mountains feature in the Bible and take their significance from what happened on them. For instance, Mount Moriah where Abraham took his son to sacrifice to Yaweh, Mount Sinai where God gave Moses the tablets of stone, and Mount Carmel where Elijah confronted the prophets of Baal. However the two most significant mountains

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