What would convince a charismatic that the cerebral theological discourses that pass for sermons in emotionless orthodoxy can call people to genuine faith? What would convince those in a formal tradition that the faith of those who have responded to emotionally charged charismatic preaching is authentic?How Peter convinced Jerusalem church members who had been prejudiced against uncircumcised Gentiles becomes a model for us as we seek to sort through claims to God's working which challenge our biases... View the entire commentary
The Mission Continues and Faces Opposition
Two vignettes of life in the Antioch and Jerusalem church provide a transition from the mission to Jews to the mission to Gentiles; from Peter, the apostles and the Jerusalem evangelists to Paul and his missionary band; and from Jerusalem as the sending base to Antioch... View the entire commentary
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