Month: December 2014

Bavinck on Creation’s Organizing Principle

In my journey thus far with Herman Bavinck, I have been continually enlightened by his emphasis on Creation’s role in God’s plan. In the following post, I will invite you into Bavinck’s world and then offer Christian counselors and psychologists a personal reflection of my own. Creation’s Unity in Diversity Scripture’s worldview is radically different [from pantheism and materialism]. From the beginning…

The Foundational Role of Creation

Herman Bavinck is a gift to the church. While Reformed theologians rightly focus on sin and redemption, Bavinck reminds us of the pivotal role Creation plays in the great Cosmic Drama known as the Redemptive Story. Here are a couple of interesting quotes from Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics: Creation is the initial act and foundation of all divine revelation and therefore…

Walking with Bavinck

It has been awhile since I have posted an entry. Studying for comprehensive exams, managing a busy counseling center, and teaching six classes have made for a busy semester. I hope that I will be able to get back into the swing of things as the new year approaches and I have come up with an idea. For the foreseeable…