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Tony Twist Tony grew up in Dallas, Texas and Alice Springs, N.T., Australia. His formal education included Milligan College, Emmanuel Christian Seminary, Southern Baptist Seminary, and Indiana University. Following graduation from Milligan he married Suzanne Grogan from Spencer, Virginia. He and Suzanne served churches in Virginia, Tennessee and Indiana with a primary focus on disciple making. His passions are disciple making, spending time with Suzanne, working out and making new friends around the world. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for the TCM International Institute, a global graduate school for disciple makers based in Indianapolis, Indiana and Heiligenkreuz, Austria.
Infant Baptism: Does the New Testament Teach Paedobaptism? Does the Bible teach infant baptism (also called paedobaptism)? Many denominations of Christianity practice infant baptism, but an exploration of the Scriptures describing baptism and its purpose challenges the practice. Baptism in Scripture involves internal factors such as belief and repentance which do not fit infant baptism. There was a young couple talking about marriage....
Theology Starts Here Theology can be done poorly. So how can we do it well? Where does good theology start? Tony Twist, co-author of Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology, explores where we should start when doing theology. Tony Twist
A Metanarrative of Renewal According to God’s grand metanarrative, God renews and restores what was lost. Tony Twist, co-author of Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology, describes this “metanarrative of renewal.” Tony Twist
Answering Questions with Stories Isn’t it fascinating how Jesus chose to answer questions with stories? Tony Twist, coauthor of Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology, explores how God’s stories frame our identity. Tony Twist
What’s the Point of Teaching the Bible? *Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Tony Twist and Mihai Malancea’s Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology. Although my (Tony) academic career included a Master of Divinity and two doctorates, I went to school as a part-time student. Even though this approach meant stretching the degrees out over multiple years, it...
The Power of Stories Rather than giving us a theology book, God revealed himself through a series of stories. Why stories? Tony Twist, coauthor of Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology, explains the power of stories. Tony Twist
Introduction to Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology In this video, Tony Twist, coauthor of Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology, introduces the book and talks through its main points. Tony Twist
Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology AN OVERVIEW OF GOD’S STORY AND AN INVITATION TO JOIN IN All of us think about God and draw conclusions about him. In other words, we all do theology. So how do we do theology well? We do theology well by…
Grand Metanarrative Author Q&A – Tony Twist and Mihai Malancea with Bobby Harrington Join Bobby Harrington as he talks with Tony Twist and Mihai Malancea about their book Grand Metanarrative: God’s Story as an Invitation to Theology.
Break for…a God-Sized Question Our Father accumulated infinite wealth. He did this through untold ages of creativity, ingenuity, integrity, honorable leadership and management. He ruled over everything that exists because everything came from Him. At the end of His ministry, however, Jesus told us, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me” (Matthew 28:18, NIV).... Tony Twist
Break for…Homecoming Jesus once said, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him” (John 14:23 ESV). Homecoming. The inward pushing and pulling subsides. Breathless, lest anything disturb the calm, we wait outside of time. Anxious that no intrusive... Tony Twist