Bible

Preacher Shame – Guest Blog from Pulpit2Pew

Preachers in the news. I get nervous every time someone asks, “Did you hear about the preacher . . . ?” Just yesterday I was asked to verify the veracity of a story about a preacher in our state by a friend who lives, and preaches/pastors, in another state. … Continue reading

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What Separates Pastor Jones and (Insert Your Preferred Extremist)?

My favorite op-ed columnist strikes again. Leonard Pitts Jr. weighs in on the impending bonfire in Florida. Some have “Tweeted” Pastor Terry Jones will be praying about halting the now high profile church event. Let’s just say the horse is out of the gate. Widespread reactions point to … Continue reading

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Pastor Jones Should Burn His Bible

Stirring from my Grandpa Doc duties to discover a pastor intends to burn a Koran later this week. The NYDaily online edition is offering a poll to determine reader response. The options include a vote for “freedom of speech,” “hate, pure and simple,” or “who cares?” It is this … Continue reading

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The Voice New Testament

Modern Bible translations seem to appear on shelves with increasing frequency. Some projects find as their distinction the particular method employed when handling the translation of original languages. The Voice grows out of an appreciation for the Scriptures and offers a fresh contemporary narrative approach to reading the Scriptures.… Continue reading

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Love Trumps Submission … McKnight at BTS

My brother Trent is a Cubs fan. He and Scot McKnight would enjoy conversations over the “Cubbies.” No doubt they both held out hope there would be no October meltdown. But, like the stock market decline, the Cubs crashed and burned.

It was quite fun to listen to Scot, … Continue reading

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