Recently Transcribed Episodes
Steve the Builder
Episode date: October 27, 2010
I recently posted a picture on my blog of some banners for a Christian campus ministry that said worship teaching and fellowship. The initial letters of each word were in large block print. I noted that this was an epic fail but it turns out that by posting their banners, I inadvertantly joined the “viral marketing” of their campus ministry.
So the banners moved from the realm of “unfortunate hilarious gaffe” to an intentional attempt at cultural relevance. In the market of Christianity in America a lot of churches are looking to the Madison Avenue techniques of branding, relevance and niche marketing to…
Ancient Faith Presents
Fr. Gregory Hallam and the Equip Distance Learning Program
Episode date: November 05, 2010
UNIT 3A:61: DOCTRINE (all quotations from the Septuagint except where indicated)
God, Creation and Covenant
‘In the beginning God made heaven and earth.’ (Genesis 1:1) So begins the Holy Scripture. The Jews were exceptional amongst all peoples of antiquity in their insistence that God and the natural order were neither to be confused nor fused. The creation owed its being and purpose to God. God himself was singular and unique. There was only one God and God was one.
The surrounding cultures have very different ideas in their creation stories. Many…