Conditional Immortality

October 2019 Credo In a 1990 article entitled “The Destruction of the Finally Impenitent,” Clark Pinnock argues that the traditional notion of an eternal punishment for unbelievers needs to be rejected as it was “an outrageous doctrine, a theological and moral...

An Anatomy of Hope

October 2019 Credo The dawn of a brand new year does different things to different people. To some, it may bring a sense of excitement and anticipation. To others, it may infuse a sense of foreboding, dread and trepidation. But many, I dare say, step into the new year...

Reclaiming and Renewing Creation

September 2019 Credo Creation Reclaimed Modern philosophy, which began with Descartes, is premised on the idea that objective knowledge is possible only if the cognitive agent first separates himself mentally from the external world around him. Kant reinforced the...

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...