Bible

The Bible is the Book for the Church

This past Friday I enjoyed the “Missional Christianity … Church Beyond Boundaries” at Biblical Theological Seminary. Shapevine will offer a DVD of the conference soon. Scot McKnight, Darrell Guder, Tim Keel and Brian McLaren offer thoughts on the subject. The DVD will be worth your money … Continue reading

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Torture and Christ Following – Evangelicals Suffering

We always enjoyed a good game of football on our block. There were not many of us but Mike was older and he made a great “all time” quarterback for the games we younger fellows played. Occasionally Mike would think it cool to “torture” us. Sure, we may have … Continue reading

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Rock, Paper, Scissors – Thoughts on Sectarian Theology

Now let’s see, paper covers rock, scissors cut paper and rock smashes scissors. We recently watched the Big Brother’s version of “Rock, Paper, Scissors.” I know, I know. Reality TV is not really real. Watching the interpersonal relationships is quite intriguing – especially when you throw in a half … Continue reading

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Driscoll on “Harsh Language”

I found this video while working through Matthew 15 and Jesus’ confounding words to a Canaanite woman. Making an appeal for her daughter. Oddly Jesus does not offer the same kind of biting retort to the Centurion in Matthew 8. I tend to think Jesus’ words sarcastically represent the … Continue reading

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Flipping the subject and the object â?¦

Growing up in the church I often heard the phrase, â??apply the bible to your life.â? We even could purchase the â??Life Application Bible.â? The operative move is to study the Scriptures and apply them to life. What if we had our subject and object in the wrong place?… Continue reading

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