Seven Mountains Mandate

September 2019 Credo Reader’s Question: How should biblical Christians assess Dominion Theology or the Seven Mountain Mandate? According to the leaders of the movement called the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR), God in these last days will empower the church and her...

The Crucifixion in Art and Theology

August 2019 Credo More than forty years ago, the New Testament scholar Ernst Käseman noted that ‘The sole distinguishing feature that radically separates Christianity and its Lord from other religions and their gods is the cross’. The apostle Paul warns us that the...

The Secularisation of the Church

July 2019 Credo The modern evangelical church seems to have a penchant for playing fast and loose with the secular culture around it, uncritically absorbing its quintessential qualities and imbibing its ethos. Many decades ago, scholars predicted that the unstoppable...

Ecclesiastes: Far from “Meaningless”

June 2019 Credo  Since it first appeared in the 1970s, the NIV has had its ups and downs: it has been revised more than once; some have welcomed it for its clarity and readability; others have criticised it as loose and at times misleading. I am not in general an “NIV...