Jesus and Caesar: God’s Love in the Context of Roman Imperialism

Some time ago the writings of theologian David Ray Griffin crossed my desk. Griffin sets Jesus’ ministry squarely in opposition to Roman imperialism in the first century. He quotes Richard Horsely as saying, “Trying to understand Jesus without knowing how Roman imperialism” worked is like “trying to understand Martin Luther King without knowing how slavery,Continue reading “Jesus and Caesar: God’s Love in the Context of Roman Imperialism”

The Changing Face of Christian Missions and Outreach

Over the past several months, I have been reflecting on paradigm shifts that are facing Christianity and Christian ministry as a whole. No surprise that Christian missions is also changing in the new millennium for new circumstances. Some of these changes have been positive, other paradigms are shifting so swiftly many Christians feel that theyContinue reading “The Changing Face of Christian Missions and Outreach”