Essays

Essay Description Author
Baptism at Xenos Lead Pastor Gary DeLashmutt answers the questions of what the Biblical purpose of baptisms is and why Christians should be baptized, and briefly describes how baptisms are performed at Xenos. Gary DeLashmutt
Bible Overview Jessica provides a broad outline of the Old and New Testaments, while providing some historical context for their setting. Jessica Lowery
Calvinism & Arminianism: Controversial Passages Dennis and Gary briefly exposit a number of passages from the perspectives of Calvinism and Arminianism. Dennis McCallum and Gary DeLashmutt
Christ and Scriptural Interpretation Christ's view of the authority of canonical Scripture Chris Lang
Christian Witness in a Pluralistic Age Intro into Pluralistic Postmodernism Jim Leffel
Christology Outline Dennis and Gary provide an outline of a Biblically based understanding of Christ. Dennis McCallum and Gary DeLashmutt
Chronological Study of the Life of Christ Explore an overview of Jesus' life chronology, as informed by Scripture, from His birth to His crucifixion. Dennis McCallum
Comparing Biblical and Modern Love This chart, adapted from Dennis' book, Walking in Victory, contrasts modern and biblical love. Dennis McCallum
Comparing Modernist and Postmodern Educational Theory This chart, adapted from Dennis' book, Death of Truth, contrasts the modernist view of various educational factors with the postmodernist view. Dennis McCallum
Comparing Postmodernism, Modernism, and Theism This chart, adapted from Dennis' book, Death of Truth, contrasts postmodern, modern, and theistic worldviews. Dennis McCallum
Contextualization: Building Bridges to the Muslim Community We consider models of contextualization as it relates to Islam, critical problems with these models, and strategic application of the model we advocate. Jim Leffel
Covenantal vs. Dispensational Theology Gary and Dennis provide an overview of Covenantal and Dispensational Theology. Gary DeLashmutt and Dennis McCallum
Cultivating a Tender Heart How to develop a tender heart and the importance in doing so. Dennis McCallum
Decision Making and the Will of God: A Response Dennis and Gary provide a brief response, in outline form, to Gary Frieson's book, Decision Making and the Will of God, on the leading of the Holy Spirit. Dennis McCallum and Gary DeLashmutt
Deconstructing the Da Vinci Code Examining the fallacies portrayed as fact in the novel, "The Da Vinci Code." Chris Lang

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