Category Archives: Christian Experience

The Reopened Wounds of Jacob

The Theopolis blog has just posted an article of mine, in which I discuss the story of David against the background of the story of Jacob, exploring how things changed following his sin with Bathsheba. Just as the beginning of … Continue reading

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Being Biblical™: When the Bible Becomes a Brand

I have written a post over on the Davenant blog, in which I discuss some of the dangers in certain uses of the term ‘biblical’ in some conservative Reformed and evangelical circles. The term ‘biblical’ has come to function as … Continue reading

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Video: Being Born Again, Baptism, and the Subjective and Objective Work of the Spirit

Today’s questions: What is your understanding of what regeneration, being born again, and the new birth mean in Scripture? And how do common contemporary Christian understandings align or deviate from what Scripture means by these things? And: Really quick follow-up, … Continue reading

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Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 13

This, my friends, is the final episode of Mere Fidelity’s lengthy conversation with Augustine’s Confessions. You can find all of the past Confessions episodes on my Mere Fidelity page. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. … Continue reading

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Opened Eyes on an Unveiled Word

A week or so ago, I posted about Three Things, a new project that a couple of friends have just begun. They have just featured a piece of mine, ‘Opened Eyes on an Unveiled Word’, in which I offer some … Continue reading

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Podcast: Disruptive Witness, with The Alan Noble

In the latest episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek and I are joined by The Alan Noble to discuss his recent book, Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to … Continue reading

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Video: Wittgenstein and Baptism

Today’s question: “What do philosophers like Wittgenstein and Rorty have to teach us about baptism and meaning?” If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat account. If you have found these videos helpful, please tell … Continue reading

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