The human forms of love known in the Greek as epithumia (physical desire), eros (romantic love), storge (love for family members/those with whom we “belong”), and phileo (friendship/companionship love) can be elevated to what God intended for them to be when they’re infused with the divine love of agape. These four human loves are like flowers that can flourish in the garden of agape.Read More
Ken Boa teaches on an essay by C.S. Lewis called “Transposition” during his Wednesday Morning Men’s Fellowship.Read More
Ken Boa talks with his men’s fellowship about the secret to the true spiritual life: Christ in us. “Stop doing things for Jesus,” he says. Rather, “ask God to do things through you, in you, as you.” He encourages them (and anyone) to “stop trying and start training,” and to incorporate practices into daily life to help us walk by the power of the Spirit instead of in our flesh.Read More
As Christmas approaches, Dr. Boa discusses the season of Advent with his Wednesday Morning Men’s Fellowship in Atlanta. He explains how the Advent season is a time of looking both back to the first advent of Christ and forward to his second coming. Three songs represent these dual purposes of Advent (which the group sings together, led by David White):
“O Come, O Come,Read More
When he was in seminary, Ken Boa wanted to incorporate his astronomy background into his master’s thesis. He did so by studying and writing on the star of Bethlehem. His thesis was published by Doubleday in 1980 and later (in 1985) by Zondervan as The Return of the Star of Bethlehem. You can purchase the book in the Ken Boa Store.
Before looking at some of the attempts to explain the star,Read More
Dr. Boa discusses 12 aspects of the ministry of the Holy Spirit in a one-week break from his series “Holistic Spirituality.” This session answers important questions about how God’s Spirit works in us, and it is based on part of chapter 24 in his book Conformed to His Image.Read More
Sermon delivered by Ken Boa as a guest speaker at Bay Area Community Church (Annapolis, MD) in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.Read More
All praise to Thee, Eternal Lord,
Clothed in a garb of flesh and blood;
Choosing a manger for Thy throne,
While worlds on worlds are Thine alone.
Although we live in a pluralistic culture that tells us that Christianity is just one option in a whole cafeteria of equally valid spiritual choices, a closer look at the Bible reveals its profound uniqueness.Read More