The Cross

In the early years of the third millenium there was a lot of debate in the UK (and to some extent in the US) about the Cross and what exactly happened there. Steve Chalke famously caricatured the traditional ‘penal substitution’ understanding that Christ took the wrath of God in the place of sinners as “cosmic child abuse” (Chalke & Mann,…

Atonement matters

Atonement Matters is first and foremost a book that calls teachers, preachers, counsellors, parents and authors to follow Paul’s admonition to Titus and to declare unashamedly the full and rich biblical teaching on the atonement. This doctrine states that Christ came not merely to make all mankind saveable. Instead, he came to save effectively and…