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

The Mountains of the Lord

The Mountains of the Lord feature bold and large in the unfolding saga of God’s dealings with humankind. The first biblical reference to the Mountain of the Lord is in Genesis 22:14, which concludes the dramatic story of Abraham’s sacrifice of his son. At the last moment, God substituted a ram for Isaac and

TruthTalks: Apostates in the News

A dictionary definition of Apostasy is ‘an act of refusing to continue to follow, obey, or recognize a religious faith’ and I will leave it to those who know Hillsong’s Marty Sampson and his circumstances to determine the extent of his ‘falling away’. In this TruthTalk, Dr Christopher Peppler deals with certain aspects of

Apostates in the News

Of late there have been several apostates in the news. Most recently, two fairly well known ‘Christians’ proudly declared that they had renounced their Faith. One of them was Hillsong’s Marty Sampson who recently announced on Instagram, “I’m genuinely losing my faith.” Christianity Today  has reported on his apparent apostasy, so I won’t attempt to

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