Ralph D. Winter Lectureship
Pastor, theologian and author, Greg Boyd will be in Pasadena for a 2 day conference, April 25 and 26. The theme of this conference is the problem of evil: "Is God to Blame? Moving Beyond...
Feb 8, 2013
Free Bible Version
For years, Jonathan Gallagher has been working on a new and freely available translation of the New Testament from the Greek. This is a much needed project - a New Testament that openly allows...
Jan 25, 2013
New Class at Loma Linda University
The department of Graduate Medical Education at Loma Linda University (LLU) is sponsoring a number of new education concentrations for all interns and residents. I will be teaching a class on Spiritual Care entitled "God and...
Dec 11, 2012
2012-2013 Bible Study Schedule
Here is the Bible study schedule for the remainder of the 2012-2013 school year: November 8, 15, 29; December 6; January 3, 10, 17, 24, 30; February 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14; April...
Nov 5, 2012
Sigve Tonstad's new blog
Our friend, Sigve Tonstad, recently started a new blog and has already written several interesting and thought provoking articles. Most recently he discussed the pledge of allegiance. ...
Sep 28, 2012
Brian McLaren wrote a fantastic article today, My Take: It's time for Islamophobic evangelicals to choose. Here is one key passage from the article:
"If I could get one message through to my evangelical friends, it would be...
Sep 17, 2012
In June we began a major overhaul of this site that took two months to complete, exporting all of the content, articles, blogs, and media from our previous Content Management System that had ceased...
Aug 9, 2012
Greg Boyd's new blog, ReKnew.org, is now available. We've always appreciated Greg's central focus on God's character as revealed by Jesus and are looking forward to his new blog! There is also a great video on ReKnew.org...
Jun 29, 2012
Gods Character on Facebook
Click here to view the Godscharacter.com Facebook page where you can receive updates and discuss the latest stories and bible studies. In addition, you can follow the events and schedules of the Cosmic Conflict...
Jun 1, 2012
Cosmic Conflict with John Webster
Dear friends, I am happy to confirm that John Webster, Professor of Systematic Theology and Dean of the School of Religion at La Sierra University, will be leading out in our class the...
May 18, 2012
Feb 20, 2015 After reading and re-reading Isaiah 19:18-25 several times, the words that initially came to mind were “wishful thinking” and “impossible.” This may be the most unusual and surprising passage in the entire Old Testament.
“On that day there will be five cities in the ... Continue Reading
Dec 26, 2014 One of the most troubling stories in the Old Testament is Korah's rebellion where the earth opened up to swallow those who rebelled against God (Numbers 16:31, 32). The Bible says that after this a fire came out “from the Lord” (vs. 35) and destroyed 250 ... Continue Reading
Nov 21, 2014 In Western Christianity, the message of Jesus has often been condensed to this: “Jesus died for my sins so that I can go to heaven.” It is surprising to learn, however, that this was not the primary message of the early disciples as recorded in the book of Acts. ... Continue Reading
Nov 14, 2014 Who was really on trial in the crucifixion of Jesus? John 12:31 says that “Now is the judgment of this world…” or “Now is the critical moment of this world, now the ruler of this world will be exposed.” The Cross of Jesus is not ... Continue Reading
Oct 24, 2014 Having re-read John chapters 13-17 several times this week, there is little doubt in my mind that, next to the Cross, this is the pinnacle revelation of God in the entire Bible. These chapters describe the words and actions of Jesus in the Upper Room ... Continue Reading
Oct 10, 2014 The Gospel of John has more to say about the judgment than any other book in the Bible. In his conversation with Nicodemus, Jesus makes a bold declaration, “This is how the judgment works: light has come into the world, but people prefer the darkness…” ... Continue Reading