By TylerR Dec 22 2017 EschatologyNew JerusalemDoug WilsonDoug Wilson: The New Jerusalem is not a figure of Heaven, the final eternal state, but is rather a glorious image of the Christian Church. 1156 reads There are 2 Comments Hmm TylerR - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:48am This is an ... interesting position. Tyler is a pastor in Olympia, WA and an Investigations Manager with a Washington State agency. He's the author of the book What's It Mean to Be a Baptist? If it's not what John says it is... Paul Henebury - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:49pm then surely it is the Orthodox Church, since it goes back further than any of our denominations? Dr. Paul Henebury I am Founder of Telos Ministries, and Senior Pastor at Agape Bible Church in N. Ca.