Tag: Jesus Creed

Jesus-Shaped Prayer (Mike Fox)

LECTIONARY REFLECTION| LUKE 11:1-13 NEWS FLASH!  JESUS WAS NOT A CHRISTIAN!  Most people, Christians and non-Christians alike, recognize that Jesus Christ is the center of the Christian faith.  Even the name of our religion – CHRISTianity – reflects the importance of Jesus Christ to us.  Christians, as a group, […]

A Place to Start (Mike Glenn)

A great rethink regarding the innkeeper in the Christmas pageant by Mike Glenn found at Scot McKnight’s Jesus Creed blog. Most of us have heard of the innkeeper in the Christmas story. Poor Mary, pregnant and tired, has been dragged to Bethlehem by Joseph because that’s where his […]

Ludicrous Faith & Apostle Paul

From Scot McKnight at Jesus Creed: Rodney Reeves’ new book, Spirituality according to Paul: Imitating the Apostle of Christ, is one of the most courageous sketches of Paul’s view of the Christian life I’ve seen. I think he takes Paul at his word and then turns Paul’s words on us […]

Are Calvinists Right?

Scot McKnight is sharing his own journey of wrestling with Calvinism at Jesus Creed.  Here’s  a snippet, and I recommend you read the rest of the forthcoming series. I found two major weaknesses in Calvinism’s theology (and also a disorientation in its architecture): first, the emphasis of its […]