21 Myths: Jesus’ Resurrection is all the Resurrection There Is

Robby Bradford21 myths, Christianity, death, doctrine, early Christianity, eschatology, heaven, Jesus Christ, Judaism, judgment day, life after death, New Testament, resurrection, theologyLeave a Comment

A lot of Christians in the 21st century, it seems, have lost touch with the ancient, New Testament idea of the resurrection.  Many Christians are mystified by the teaching of the New Testament about resurrection, assuming that arriving in spirit in heaven is the end of blessed existence.However, ancient Judaism (Jesus and the apostles and much of the earliest church … Read More

21 Myths: Jesus is Almost as Good as His Father

Robby BradfordChristian history, Church Fathers, creeds, doctrine, Heresy, Jesus Christ, theology, Trinitarian OrthodoxyLeave a Comment

OK.  This is a little tricky. Whenever we start talking Holy Trinity, we’re starting to step somewhere beyond the bounds of human logic or rational categories. We’re stepping into the supra-rational. Nonetheless, a good percentage of Christians end up repeating and reinforcing some version of this myth, one way or another. “Jesus was created by his Father.” “Jesus is less … Read More

#filled–Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Robby Bradfordbaptism in the Holy Spirit, Charismatic Christianity, discipleship, doctrine, Holy Spirit, New Testament, Pentecostalism, preaching, speaking in tongues, Sunday message series, Sunday morning, teachingLeave a Comment

Do you have questions about the Holy Spirit?  Have you wondered about the biblical and theological foundations of the baptism in the Holy Spirit? Yesterday I presented a content-rich message on why I believe the baptism in the Holy Spirit is an essential ingredient of the Christian experience. Check it out below and comment back on your impressions!

Do You Have to be Dunked to be Baptized?

Robby Bradford31 questions, baptism, baptizo, Christian origins, Christianity, discipleship, doctrine, faith, immersion, New TestamentLeave a Comment

Here is #10 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here! Q #10: Do you have to be completely submerged to be baptized? This question touches on a number of questions relating to baptism and our church. In the most simplistic way to answer, YES, … Read More