REDISCOVERING —NOT REIMAGINING—WHAT THE CHURCH HAS ALWAYS BELIEVED
Helping you rediscover and retrieve the vintage Christian faith.
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Jeremy is a deep thinker; he’s courageous enough to challenge some popular evangelicals and emergents today. Jeremy loves the Church…and he tells us that grace grinding is not the way of Jesus and it is not the gospel Jesus preached. From the foreword to “the (un)offensive gospel of Jesus”Scot McKnight
Hey there! I’m a former pastor, author, Christian thinker, and freelance writer from Grand Rapids.
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3 INSIGHTS ON THE VINTAGE CHRISTIAN FAITH
The Day The Loving, Gentle, Caring Jesus Was Butchered…For You & Me: A Good Friday Passion Video
Several years ago I served at a church outside Grand Rapids while completing my MDiv program. During Easter 2008 one dear soul, Ray Minema, stunned us all by rewriting and reading the Passion narrative of the Gospels in his own words. Ray was an 88 year old Dutch man...
The gospel is not the mystery of incomprehensible darkness (as it has often been for the orthodox) but the mystery of incomprehensible light. It is not that we see so little of what God has done that we are puzzled, but that in the light of God’s revelation in Christ we see so much of what God has done that we are dazzled.
~Karl Barth from Church Dogmatics II/2
The Mystery of the Gospel
The gospel is not the mystery of incomprehensible darkness (as it has often been for the orthodox) but the mystery of incomprehensible light. It is not that we see so little of what God has done that we are puzzled, but that in the light of God’s revelation in Christ...
A Vintage Christian Manifesto: Resist Progressive Christianity, Reclaim the Fundamentals 
Post Series 0—Progressive: Let's Get Vintage! 1—Manifesto: Resist Progressive Christianity, Reclaim the Fundamentals 2—Vintage Faith: 10 Things to Know About Vintage Christianity 3—The Bible: This Book is God's Book 4—God and gods: The Mars Hill Effect 5—Creation: God...