Scot McKnight

Harbored in the Event (of Unity) or, Inigo Montoya on Semiotics?

Who does not love Inigo Montoya? The accomplished swordsman possessed with avenging his father’s death at the hands of the six-fingered man often questions Vizinni’s use of inconceivable,

Vizzini: HE DIDN’T FALL? INCONCEIVABLE.

Inigo Montoya: You keep using that word. I do not think it means

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No Final Judgments – One Southern Baptist and Emergence Christianity

This post was originally written for abpnews at the invitation to offer a Baptist, even Southern Baptist reflection, on the recent Emergence Christianity Event in Memphis, TN.

Friendships transcend labels. More than ten years ago I ventured with a friend to a conference not organized and characterized by my … Continue reading

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Amidst Recent Claims of Misreading the Bible . . .

Scot McKnight would enjoy my day today. Wind and weather in the Windy City. Here in flyover country it will be unseasonably warm with light winds. All that to say, Scot might be tempted to a round of golf were he here. And, I’d pay.

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Signs, Small Houses, Church, and Gospel Math

A new business is going in near where we live. The east facing sign stood alone for some time. It told passersby a new storage facility would soon be built. After months of no visible activity I wondered when would the construction begin.

Recently large equipment rolled in. Concrete … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight Asks, “Do You Agree with Piper?”

We rarely agree with everything another person says. If we do, we may need to re-evaluate the relationship.

Yesterday I read a brief post by Scot McKnight titled, I Agree with John Piper. He later tweeted the post,

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