More on the Word made Flesh

More on the Word made Flesh

One of the stark characteristics of the ancient church was its ability to make the message plain and simple to the Christians they served.  By contrast, the heretics would confuse and complicate the message. While the ancient church would focus…

The Word made Flesh

The Word made Flesh

In this country we have an RV industry that is experiencing rapid economic growth.  As the baby-boomers enter into retirement many are investing in caravans and camper trailers or motor homes and setting off into the Australian outdoors to explore…

Jesus Christ: The Proof that God exists.

Jesus Christ: The Proof that God exists.

It is amazing how for so many years we can devote ourselves to something so passionately. Twenty years ago, I was living in a rural area around 200km (125 miles) north of our state’s capital.  We were publishing articles in…

The Way to True Freedom

The Way to True Freedom

The truth is the truth because it is the truth.  We either serve the truth and allow it to guide us and wash us from what is not true and turning us from darkness to light or we run around like…

The Self-Humiliation of Jesus Christ

The Self-Humiliation of Jesus Christ

When describing the Trinity as One Being (μία οὐσία), Three Persons (τρεῖς ὑποστάσεις), St Basil (Ep. 38; Con Eun. 2.4) provides a very straight forward explanation to help us grasp what this might mean.  Some people are confused as to…

Jesus Christ – The Rule of Faith

Jesus Christ – The Rule of Faith

The event of the Incarnation of the Son actually happened within our human history.  This astonishing news bears enormous significance for how we are to interpret this event of our salvation. The more clearly we understand the implications the more…

The so-called “Frame.”

The so-called “Frame.”

At theological college, there was a course called theological foundations.  In this course, the lectures outlined the necessary things one should know as the starting point for understanding theology.  These were the required pre-requisite that would determine and shape the…