Where the Authority Really Lies: Jesus or the Bible?

authoritylogo-mediumIs the Bible authoritative or not? Suppose someone were to argue as follows:

(1)  All authority has been given to Jesus (Mt 28:18).

So:

(2)  No authority has been given to the Bible. Continue reading

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Congrats to Paul Franks: Associate Professor & Research Fellow (!)

smallWithout a doubt, this has been a banner year for my friend and colleague, Dr. Paul Franks. At the university graduation on May 10, it was announced that Paul had been promoted to the rank of ‘Associate Professor’ with tenure. This is perhaps the greatest milestone in the career of any academic. Very few of those who obtain a PhD degree (which is itself a slim minority) ever reach this point. Continue reading