What is the new heaven and new earth? Join our final episode as we conclude with the exciting completion ofContinue reading Ep 91: The Completion of God’s Mission
What does the millennium mean? Is it a literal 1,000 years when Christ will reign on the earth and SatanContinue reading Ep 90: The Millennium
In Revelation 15 & 16, John sees a great sight that might be described as the beginning of the end.Continue reading Ep 89: The Expansion of Jesus’ Mission
In Revelation 14, John sees the 144,000 again along with an angel who has the eternal gospel. In this EphesiologyContinue reading Ep 88: The Eternal Gospel
We are in Revelation 12 looking at the woman and male child as well as the dragon and the beasts.Continue reading Ep 87: Jesus, the Dragon, and the Beasts
From the seven seals to the seven trumpets, one thing seems clear. The disciples continue to have a mission on earth during tumultuous times. Join Dr. Cooper, Dr. Feiser, and Dr. Harris as they discuss the seals, the little scroll, and what John meant when he was told, “you must again must prophesy about many people and nations and languages and kings” (Rev 10:11).Continue reading Ep 85: The Two Witnesses
The body of Christ is a dynamic, chaordic network of those who are fully committed to His mission. Her engagement of culture is as diverse as the cultures themselves. Her places of gathering are not reduced to scattered and isolated Sunday-centric performance of the few, but rather the ongoing corporate and public worship of the One. The church established by Jesus Christ is a theocentrically postured community singularly focused on His glory understanding that He is most glorified when more and more people are worshipping Him. Continue reading Ep 3: The Looming Crisis in American Christianity
From the seven seals to the seven trumpets, one thing seems clear. The disciples continue to have a mission on earth during tumultuous times. Join Dr. Cooper, Dr. Feiser, and Dr. Harris as they discuss the seals, the little scroll, and what John meant when he was told, “you must again must prophesy about many people and nations and languages and kings” (Rev 10:11).Continue reading Ep 84: The Disciples’ Mission
The seven seals reveal more than simply the four horsemen of the apocalypse. Join us this week on the Ephesiology Podcast as Dr. Feiser, Dr. Harris, and Dr. Cooper discuss what seal 5 reveals about Jesus’ disciples. While the septets (seven seals, trumpets, and bowls) describe the mounting political, economic, and social upheaval, there is hope for those who remain faithful to the word of God and the witness it bears.Continue reading Ep 83: The Disciples of Jesus
The portrait that John paints in the book of Revelation often appears strange and unusual to the modern reader. TheContinue reading Ep 82: Jesus is Worthy
As I look back on my education beginning in grade school all the way through grad school, I must admitContinue reading 23 Days with St. Victorinus of Pettau
In today’s podcast, Dr. Harris, Dr. Feiser, and Dr. Cooper dive into more questions about Revelation to help us figure out what it is about. Beginning with the description of John’s Jesus, we’ll discuss the cultural issues confronting the seven churches in Asia Minor and conclude with the reason why John writes Revelation. Join us for another episode in our ongoing series, “Rediscover Jesus through Revelation.”Continue reading Ep 81: What’s It All About?
Revelation is one of the most difficult books in the Bible to interpret and it is also one of the most abused and ignored books of the Bible. In this first session on our series focused on rediscovering Jesus through Revelation, Dr. Feiser, Dr. Harris, and Dr. Cooper discuss four interpretative strategies used to understand Revelation: Historicist, Idealist, Preterist, and Futurist.Continue reading Ep 80: Who Wrote Revelation?
Revelation is one of the most difficult books in the Bible to interpret and it is also one of the most abused and ignored books of the Bible. In this first session on our series focused on rediscovering Jesus through Revelation, Dr. Feiser, Dr. Harris, and Dr. Cooper discuss four interpretative strategies used to understand Revelation: Historicist, Idealist, Preterist, and Futurist.Continue reading Ep 79: Interpreting Revelation
In 1522, Martin Luther made his final assessment on the book of Revelation by stating, “Finally, let everyone think ofContinue reading It’s About Jesus
Much has been written in recent days about “white evangelicals” and there is just as much emotion conjured up whenContinue reading Are White Evangelicals Really the Problem?
The imagery and symbols are clear. Church and state have never truly been separated in the United States. From itsContinue reading Seven Sins of American Evangelical Civil Religion
Sitting on the credenza behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office is the bust of Latino civil rights leaderContinue reading Hang On! It’s going to be another bumpy four years!!
The Christian movement in Asia Minor is a wonderful example of a group of churches and APEST leaders who tookContinue reading A Day After Christmas in Revelation
I believe in God’s sovereignty, not in a fatalistic way or a double predestination one. Rather, God superintends His creationContinue reading The Lesser of Two Evils and God’s Sovereignty
Yesterday was national daughter’s day. I’m not sure when that national day came into being, but we have a daughterContinue reading No More Weeping
If you have been following the news regarding Grace Community Church and its pastor John MacArthur’s battle in the courtsContinue reading Fighting for Freedom of Religion?
With less than 60 days until the 2020 presidential election, who would Jesus vote for? Both evangelical Democrats and RepublicansContinue reading Who Would Jesus Vote for?
Leadership sets the tone for the direction of a movement. In fact, one might argue that a movement will riseContinue reading The Dangers of Charismatic Leadership
Social justice has become a polarizing term that has set Christians against each other. Contributing to the confusion are socialContinue reading What is Social Justice Anyway?
In early November 2019, I sat in a room of Christians comprised of various traditions: Coptic, Orthodox, Syriac, Catholic, andContinue reading Why I Resigned from Evangelicalism
During the course of my research for When Evangelicals Sneeze: Curing the American Church from the Plague of Identity Loss,Continue reading The Effect of Our Witness
The Bible might be a good place to start when attempting a definition of evangelical. After all, every Christian denominationContinue reading Were there Evangelicals in the Bible?
The July 8, 2020 release of the Barna Group’s latest study on the State of the Church has confirmed whatContinue reading What would you do if you knew that one-third of your friends would leave church?
Are you struggling with American evangelicalism like I am? It’s gotten to the point that I almost don’t recognize aContinue reading Restoring American Evangelicalism
You hear many pastors and theologians attempting to interpret the Book of Revelation in light of what is happening inContinue reading Plagues, racial riots, and a political antichrist – The Time is Near?
How did the New Testament church sustain such fantastic growth? Join our podcasters as they look at the seven lettersContinue reading Ep 39: Sustaining a Movement