Howard Snyder

Ecology of Church and Kingdom

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“God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves, of every kind, with which the waters swarm” (Gen. 1:21). There is...

Jesus says in John 14, “In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go...

    When he comes, Messiah “will not cry or lift up his voice, or make it heard in the street.” Yet “he will not grow...

(Based on a non-canonical hypothetical conversation between Jesus and Thomas.) For forty days after his resurrection, Jesus met often with his apostles, speaking about the...

John Wesley said God’s providence is a key Christian truth. “There is scarce any doctrine in the whole compass of revelation which is of...

The Bible reminds us that God is good, he created a good world, and that he loves us. Beyond this, our experience with pain and suffering largely remains a mystery. There are, however, common myths that should be dispelled. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary from Carolyn Moore to learn more about a biblical theology of suffering.

  In the Gospel of John, Jesus says he came to “finish the work” the Father had sent him to do. He prays that his...

  In the Gospel of John, Jesus says he came to “finish the work” the Father had sent him to do. He prays that his...

In Ephesians Paul speaks of “principalities and powers” (KJV), or “rulers and authorities” (NRSV). In Ephesians 3:10 Paul writes that God’s plan is that “through...