Author Archives: Jeff Block

About Jeff Block

Lover and follower of Jesus, the long awaited King. Husband and father. Writer and seminary student. On a long, difficult, joyful adventure, learning to swim with the current of God's sovereign love and walk with Him in the garden in the cool of the day.

Church Planting, Leadership, and the Search for Humility

Part 2 in the Series: What I Learned Failing to Plant a Church I recently published my first post about what I learned failing to plant a church. I suspected then, and am more convinced now, that this will be a … Continue reading

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God’s Goodness vs Eternal Conscious Torment

How can a good God send people to hell? (Question 7 of 8 in the Goodness of God series) One of the latest trends in the ongoing quest of the human heart to ascend the mountain and be like the Most High … Continue reading

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What I Learned Failing to Plant a Church

(Part 1 of ?) It’s been four years since my wife and I first felt the Lord calling us to plant a church. More than that, we believed God was giving us a vision for a different kind of church … Continue reading

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Time-Tested Orthodoxy and the Early Ecumenical Councils

Theology is complex, because God Himself is complex. We cannot fully understand God’s nature because we are nothing like Him, and our attempts throughout history to “figure God out” keep coming back around to the same errors. Continue reading

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Dogmatic Rank and the Quest for Christian Maturity

All theology is important, but not all theology is of the same importance. Words to live by! I’m not sure who originally said them in that exact form. But when I search on the phrase, two of the first three … Continue reading

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Seeing Jesus Changes Everything: Word Pictures in Revelation’s Prologue

THEOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS ON IMAGES OF JESUS IN REVELATION 1:1-20 Submitted to Dr. Dana Harris in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course NT 6253 Interpreting Johannine Literature at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Introduction The last book of the Bible is “the … Continue reading

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