Ancient Demonology and Modern Pneumatology

As we look at the current state of pneumatology, there is very little discussion on other aspects of the spiritual realm.  In some pneumatologies, it seems that there is no other spiritual realty besides God and human spirits.  The current neglect of demons in academic studies of Holy Spirit can leave us unprepared on how […]

Pneumatological Orthopraxy

As I see it, orthopraxy is the culmination of the development of our relationship with Holy Spirit.  We start with orthodoxy, which informs our orthopathy, which then motivates our orthopraxy.  This development need not always be linear, but is often times, and is a helpful way to conceptualize our relationship with Holy Spirit.  Orthopraxy, as […]

Play That Back

Uh yeah, said I don’t need you, said I would leave you. surrounded by evil, found out it don’t treat me equal, pray to sky looking like prey, can I trust an eagle? Shouldn’t see you as legal, freedom can feel lethal. Feeling feeble kneeling in a fetal, needles filling me with fecal. Do you […]

Still Pissed

It’s appearant I need to be transparent wearing a sleeve with a heart so weary. Wish I breathed as adherent to your inherent inerrant being. Instead i got errands airing how you make me grive. Do I merit fleeing When you inherit leaving Want a warrant tears in torrent abhorrent horror hoarding my torture cherishing […]

Pneumatological Orthopathy

In a culture where subjectivity reigns supreme, the idea of orthopathy can be offensive and controversial.  To claim there are right feelings, emotions, or affections toward something or someone can feel paternalistic and is a large reason I have shied away from exploring orthopathy.  Despite these reservations, orthopathy is important.  This paper will be dedicated […]

Pneumatological Orthodoxy

The Bible does not contain systematic thinking on any one topic and is filled with conflicting experiences and understandings of some aspect or another of God.  This is epitomized with Holy Spirit.  In my life, I hardly encountered deep, sophisticated, and vulnerable conversation around Holy Spirit.  These two factors have made Holy Spirit an elusive, […]

On Our Own

Quickly, is your busy city tipsy from the whiskey of risking the needy for comfort’s needs? As we pick pixies to please our babies, gypsies pity the future we predict for siblings burdened by a suitor of shooters since infancy. Nipsey’s hustle humbles our trouble. We struggle to rumble the rubble of his castle as […]

Esther 4:1-9

1 When Mordecai learned of all that had been done, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the city, wailing loudly and bitterly. 2 But he went only as far as the king’s gate, because no one clothed in sackcloth was allowed to enter it. 3 In every province to which the edict and order of the […]

From God to the Bible

In our religiously pluralistic world, it is crucial for a religious person to have a response to the diversity of religious beliefs.  Natural theology is helpful in arguing for a Creator, but I fear human reasoning alone cannot take that next step in declaring what the nature of this creator is like.  We need revelation […]