A Debate on the Continuation of Prophecy. Theopedia, an encyclopedia of Biblical Christianity. Theologica - a bible, theology, politics, news, networking, and discussion site. Answering The Atheist Archives. Load Impact - Online Load Testing and Performance Testing Service. The Official Peter Kreeft Site - Introduction. The Son of God and Ministry to Muslims. We had a good conversation in response to Collin Hanson's article in Christianity Today regarding ministry to Muslims and some how to approach the translation of "son of God. " In response to some of the material covered in that article, and other articles by Rick brown my friend, "Rod," offers his thoughts below. Due to his situation, I cannot use his real name. But, I know Rod well. He has written his Ph.D. dissertation on Islam, has studied 10 languages, and lives incarnationally among Muslims doing evangelism and church planting in Asia.
Rick Brown has written two challenging articles in the Fall and Winter 2005 issues of the International Journal of Frontier Missions. Unfortunately, the articles are being used to encourage people across Asia and perhaps in other places, to drop the term "Son of God" from new translations of scripture and new versions of the Jesus Film. Over the course of two articles, Brown gives various reasons for not using the phrase, "Son of God. " Who has life? The Conversation for December 2009. For the past 2,000 years, the Kingdom of God has expanded as people groups representing the world's "minor religious traditions" (animistic and polytheistic) in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas embraced the gospel of Jesus Christ.
However, among the major world religions, like Hinduism and Islam, relatively few have put their faith in Jesus as Lord and Savior. As the gospel is now being shared in an unprecedented way with those of the world's major religions, discussion concerning new approaches is bound to occur. Cumming mentioned that since the Wesleyan and Great Awakening revivals, evangelicals have emphasized that personal faith in Jesus Christ is more important than any particular religious affiliation. This is really at the heart of the C5 discussion. Can Muslims who accept Jesus as Savior and Lord remain Muslim or must they join a new religion?
While the term C5 is relatively new, the basic concept is not. Read John Travis's complete article. MP3. Dr James White was in South Africa the past weekend where he held a Biblical worldview seminar addressing topics which are very appropriate for our time.
Everyone has a worldview. It's the lens you use to interpret life, the way you make sense of the world and your place in it. But is there a right and a wrong worldview, or is everyone's equally valid? In a maze of competing worldviews today, how can we find our way? Some worldviews lead to hatred, depression and suicide. There is a right worldview because there is absolute truth, revealed by God to us in the Bible (John 17:17). To Download, right cllick MP3 and save to your hard drive: Session 1 - Homosexuality: Choice or Wired? Reformed Answers to Bible and Theology Questions.
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