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Resources

“Clouds Will Never go Behind the Moon”Discussing the Trinity

Here’s a conversation with Gary Wilkerson about how, as a Christian, you can know the Trinity without knowing you know the Trinity. Sounds confusing because it is; it’s much better to know that you know. View…

The Whole Trinity in the Whole BibleResponse to Peter Leithart's "Triune Creator"

It is with eagerness and delight that Christian readers turn their attention to the triune God’s self-revelation in Scripture. We take in the whole book from the beginning to the end, and rise from our reading…

The Holy Spirit, the Trinity in Salvation, Retrieval

A conversation with Brandon Smith about the subjects I’ve been writing on lately.

Beloved, Well-Pleasing SonA sermon on Jesus' baptism in the Jordan (Luke 3:21-22)

My church (Grace EvFree in La Mirada) is preaching through the gospel of Luke, and invited me to preach on Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan (3:21-22).

Let the Mysteries of God Move You to Praise

A conversation on the incomprehensibility of God, especially as it relates to the Trinity. View it at Youtube, or click over to World Challenge’s site which has a good page that includes the video, an introduction,…

Follow the Trinity by Following ChristDiscipleship in a Trinitarian Key

There is no more straightforward way of describing the Christian life than to call it discipleship. Being a disciple of Jesus Christ is the core, the focus, and the form of what it means to be…

The Triune God (from Companion to Webster)

This excellent volume explores the theology of John Webster, in seventeen chapters by significant theologians. Here is an excerpt from my chapter on Webster’s approach to the doctrine of the Trinity: “There is only one Christian…

Hilary of Poitiers’ On the Trinity

I commend the Latin pro-Nicene theologian Hilary of Poitiers. He wrote a long treatise On the Trinity which was the assigned text for a Patristics reading group (Ad Fontes at Holy Joys) that invited me to…

Disciples of the Trinity

Here is a 2021 talk I gave, with some Q & A at the end, about how the simplicity of discipleship and the depth of trinitarianism belong together. The talk was for a church group, from…

Junius on the Trinity

A series of video conversations about the trinitarian theology of Franciscus Junius (1545-1602), with Ryan M. Hurd, based on Ryan’s translation of Junius’ Disputation on the Father and the Son.

William Burt Pope (1822-1903): Primary and Secondary Creation

I wrote the chapter on William Burt Pope in this collection of essays on modern theologians and how they handled the doctrine of creation in light of science. It was great to be included among a…

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Trinity

A wide-ranging 2021 conversation with Matthew Barrett about one of the chapters from his book Simply Trinity.

We Need the Soul-Stirring of John Wesley

Is anybody listening to the voice of John Wesley anymore? Of course Wesley is still famous enough, with a name widely recognized more than two centuries after his death. He has fame, fans, and followers. There…

Permanent Self-Hallowing and the Processional Life of GodFrom a Symposium on Sonderegger's ST II

Katherine Sonderegger freely admits that in her Systematic Theology, Volume 2 she has written “an unfamiliar, perhaps odd book on the Holy Trinity” (p. xxix). It is also a masterpiece, a sustained virtuoso performance at the highest level of…

An Invitation to the Deeper Things of God

I’ve been a guest on Gary Wilkerson’s podcast several times; this was our first conversation.

Review of Harrower, God of All Comfort: A Trinitarian Response to the Horrors of this World

Working from the conviction that Christian theology has deep resources for those who have experienced trauma, this volume explores “how God the Trinity engages with horrors and trauma, and what people can hope for in light…

Review of Daley’s Leontius of Byzantium

This impressive volume provides the full text, in Greek with an English translation on facing pages, of six polemical works attributed to an accomplished sixth-century monastic theologian. It also includes much of the necessary textual arcana,…

Forever and Always the SonWhy We Treasure Eternal Generation

Good theology is an invitation to look deeper into the things we believe. When it comes to the most important doctrines, we have the advantage of a rich history of carefully crafted creeds and confessions to help us along the way. For example, we believe that God the Son is “eternally begotten, not made, without beginning, being of one essence with the Father.” What is eternal generation and how important is it?