Mark Vander Pol

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For the past two millennia, the church has wrestled with the questions of how she should best grow in her faith and what exactly it is she’s called to do in the world. People from ascetic hermits to monastic orders to parachurch organizations have attempted to answer these most basic questions concerning the Christian life. […]

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Mark Vander Pol
Friday, June 30th 2017

"In this book, we are arguing that Christianity is ChristÂ?nothing more, nothing less" (23). "If the church does not reorient and become Christological at its core, any steps taken [in the future] will be backwards" (xiv). So say Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola in their co-authored volume Jesus Manifesto: Restoring the Supremacy and Sovereignty of […]

Mark Vander Pol
Leonard Sweet
Monday, November 1st 2010

It is a fruitful exercise to be challenged about what one believes, and that on any point of doctrine. "Iron sharpens iron" and discussing or interacting with those of different persuasions often leads one into a fuller understanding of what one actually believes, even if one's conclusions are different from the immediate dialogue partner. In […]

Mark Vander Pol
Frank Viola
Friday, May 1st 2009

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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