Social media and churches

Alan Witchalls has produced a really helpful infographic on Social Media and Churches which you can download here as a pdf.  I would imagine this would be a helpful resource if you also wanted to read this from Tim Chester, parts of which you can find online here and by following the links.

Visual theology goldmine

Many people find it easier to learn and commit information to memory when it is presented in a visual form.  I’ve previously linked to some excellent charts and images on various issues of  theology and Scripture, mainly created by Tim Challis and The Good Book Company.

And then last week I came across visualunit.me a veritable cornucopia of charts, infographics, maps, images, and visual resources.  A big thanks to Mark who runs the site for providing such useful resources and I know I’ll be returning to the site many times in the future.

 

 

Visual Theology – NT Timeline

Here’s the latest offering from The Good Book Company in their info graphic series – a time line through the books of Acts and the Epistles.

The dates for when various books of the Bible were written (the purple circles) are suggestions only, and it would be my suggestion that at least some of them are wrong. If all of the New Testament books were written prior to AD 70 that allows for the Revelation to John to refer primarily to the forthcoming divine judgement upon Jerusalem and the nation that had proved themselves unfaithful.

 

2 x 5 x Reformed Visual Theology

The latest in Tim Challies’ Visual Theology series of diagrams displays the five solas of Reformed Christian doctrine

  • Scripture alone
  • Christ alone
  • Grace alone
  • Faith alone
  • To God’s glory alone

and the 5 points of Reformed Christian doctrine – often referred as the 5 points of Calvinism.

 

More visual theology

Tim Challies has been busy again producing  more helpful charts, this time to aid us think more clearly about Our Triune God, and The Tabernacle.

The Tabernacle graphic should be useful as a reference when reading Exodus and Leviticus, but it’s the graphic on the Trinity that’s perhaps most helpful.

Many Christians find the Bible’s teaching on God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit hard to grasp and it’s easy to think that as long as we hold God to be three in some way and one in another way, we can’t go far wrong.  That’s a dangerous path that will get us into all sorts of trouble.

The one true God has revealed himself to us as Father, Son and Holy Spirit – one God, three persons, and we must relate to our God according to who he is.  Far from being a theological riddle or a teaching for advanced Christian only, the Trinity underpins everything else  God has revealed about himself and his salvation purposes.

The In a clear way this chart shows us some of the false ideas we can have of God and it should help clarify our thinking of the God whom we worship as Father, Son and Holy Spirit.