Ruminations 3

1. The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Mark Driscoll founded Mars Hill church in 1996 and it grew to become an influential megachurch which had a reputation for being doctrinally sound. I learned about his ministry when I was doing my A-Levels in 2012/2013. It was a phase in my life where I was consuming lots of Christian material from Desiring God and The Gospel Coalition. Mark wasn’t one of the pastors I listened to....

December 12, 2021 · 3 min · Benedict

Ruminations 2

1. An Adamic background to Philippians 2:5-11. I’ve been powering through Beale’s A New Testament Biblical Theology in the past week. In Part 4, he explores sin as idolatory, especially in relation to the image of God - and the end-time restoration of God’s image in humanity, firstly in Christ, then in those who identify with him. In Chapter 14, he explores how Paul explores passages that support this notion, including Philippians 2:5-11....

June 20, 2021 · 4 min · Benedict

Ruminations 1

I take a long time to decide what to write because I usually feel I haven’t done enough research to share my views on something. This is why most of my writing are book reviews or notes or comments on what others have written. Those serve twin purposes. Firstly, it forces me to truly engage with whatever material I’m reading. Following the Feynman Technique, I don’t doubt that teaching others is the best way one learns....

June 13, 2021 · 3 min · Benedict