Church

COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET

Not too long ago I had the pleasure of reengaging the subject of immersion versus sprinkling.  It
was a “pleasure” because the actual argument did not happen in my own church.  I only needed to hear about it.  Otherwise, my blood pressure would have gone up quite a bit in trying to resolve the matter….(read more)

 

 

A REFLECTION ON WORSHIP

I.  Worship and Spirituality

The Sunday worship reflects the spirituality of the church.  Before I go on, I must define what I mean by “spirituality”.  Alister McGrath says this…..(read more)

 

 

 

 

 

I.  THE DIASPORA CHINESE CHRISTIANS IN NORTH AMERICA:  FINDING THE THEOLOGICAL CONTEXT IN THE CHINESE CHURCHES (HONG KONG IMMIGRANTS)

 

II.  THE DIASPORA CHINESE CHRISTIANS IN NORTH AMERICA:  FINDING THE THEOLOGICAL CONTEXT IN THE CHINESE CHURCHES (TAIWAN IMMIGRANTS)

 

III. THE DIASPORA CHINESE CHRISTIANS IN NORTH AMERICA:  FINDING THE THEOLOGICAL CONTEXT IN THE CHINESE CHURCHES (MAINLAND CHINA)

 

CHRISTOLOGY & PASTORING

I was once invited to speak to some seminary students on the subject of how the view on the construct of man affects the expression of daily spirituality.  I explained to the class that holding a trichotomous view of “body-soul-spirit” versus a dichotomous “corporeal and non-corporeal” position would result in radically different life pursuits.[1] Such effort is one of my many endeavors in the past few years to bridge the gap between systematic theology and Christian spirituality.  I realized the significance of this task when I began to understand my theology is what I truly believe and that belief system will continuously drive me to live my life in certain ways.  (Read more)

 

 

A CALL TO REFORM – PART I

 

A CALL TO REFORM – PART 2

 

A BRIEF ASSESSMENT OF PIETISM AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY:  ITS STRENGTH AND ITS DANGER

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