Translation

Ingredients for the Pastor-Theologian: An Interview with Tony Jones

Breadth increases depth. It may not be possible to master every subject of human knowledge. But, learning what it means to be conversant in a wide array of fields deepens theological reflection for the pastor.… Continue reading

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Not Just Tornadoes and Drought – Earthquakes Too

The Oklahoma Geological Observatory reported more than forty earthquakes in the past seven days (to May 12, 2013). Who knew?! Many of these ground-breaking events go unnoticed, except at the point of origin.

We are in tornado season here in flyover country. When these storms fire up my coastal … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap – Maybe You Missed These Posts

The weather here in flyover Country belies that it is December 1. Several churches in our area will join together to provide food to about 400 families this morning. Cooperation where we are often perceived as competing. Thanks to Ridgecrest Baptist Church, and Pastor David Rivers, for the invitation.… Continue reading

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McKnight Draws Attention to Greek Accent Just In Time for Advent

Was it Isaiah or Malachi? Maybe it was from Exodus, Malachi, and Isaiah. What does the Gospel text for the Second Sunday in Advent (Mark 1:1-8) have to do with Scot McKnight’s recent foray into ebook publishing? Nothing. Everything.

Junia Is Not Alone expands on passing references Scot has … Continue reading

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Which King James Bible?, asks Michael Bird

Which Bible translation do you use? One of our men was told the only Bible is the KJV because it was not copyrighted. Can’t make that one up. Here is a piece that puts the “KJV Only” folks in the same dilemma. Which translation?… Continue reading

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