Field of Dreams: Finding our True and Everlasting Home

Field of Dreams: Finding our True and Everlasting Home

Field of Dreams is about a man named Ray Kinsella (played by Kevin Costner). He lives with his wife, Annie, and a young daughter on a farm in rural Iowa. Ray is in effect a washed up hippie; having inhaled deeply the radical idealism of the 1960s, he has only recently...
Christ vs. Caesar: Jesus, Pilate, and the Clash of Gospels

Christ vs. Caesar: Jesus, Pilate, and the Clash of Gospels

The Gospel of Mark begins with these words: “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the son of God.” The terms “gospel” and “son of God” were by no means unique to first-century Christians. Indeed, Isaiah 52:7 envisioned the “good news” of the restoration of...
Christ and Caesar: The Treason of the Gospel

Christ and Caesar: The Treason of the Gospel

Imagine with me, if you will, that we are living 2,000 years ago, in the Greek city of Corinth, at the heart of the Greco-Roman world. It’s a highly commercial city, buzzing with activity, dominated by freedmen from the Greek East who display a clear commitment to...