"The Gospel and Mission of the Church: Signs of the Church's True Identity", McKendree Pastoral Review, Dec. 1995 (Vol. XII, Nos. 2 & 3), pp. 39-54. Friends: In the fall of 1994 I gave a lecture at Christian Theological Seminary's annual Focus on Ministry, a … [Read more...] about The Gospel and the Mission of the Church [7-4-16]
Wipf & Stock, Cascade Books, 2014 / Learn More Buy Online Joe Jones, a retired and well-known systematic theologian, confesses he has a lover’s quarrel with the church. In wide-ranging writings mostly dating since 2006, he forthrightly argues for a theologically … [Read more...] about A Lover’s Quarrel: A Theologian and His Beloved Church
"Is Jesus Lord in Time of War? Or, What Does it Mean to Say 'Jesus is Lord' in Time of War?" Encounter, Vol. 65 [Summer 2004]. No. 3, pp. 215-221. [This short essay was written for a workshop of this title given at The Leadership Training School of the Oklahoma Region of the … [Read more...] about Is Jesus Lord in Time of War? Or, What Does it Mean to Say ‘Jesus is Lord’ in Time of War?
“A Sermon: Whose Temple Is It Anyway? John 2.13.22”, Encounter, Vol. 62, No. 2 [Spring, 2001], pp. 183-188. [A sermon preached in Sweeney Chapel at Christian Theological Seminary in the Spring of 2000 just prior to my retirement the following June. Published in Encounter, … [Read more...] about A Sermon: Whose Temple Is It Anyway? John 2.13.22
"God: Triune in Essence and Actuality", Encounter, Vol. 59 [Winter/Spring, 1998], Nos. 1-2, pp. 274-291. [This essay was written in 1997 and published in Encounter, vol. 59, nos. 1-2 (Winter/Spring, 1998), pp. 274-291. This version is edited. Published with permission. These … [Read more...] about God: Triune in Essence and Actuality