On this Super Tuesday, remember to not let your civic duty eclipse your ultimate allegiance. Go vote at the poll, but save your worship for the pew.
My teacher Scot McKnight just published a piece at Jesus Creed, now hosted at Christianity Today online, warning Evangelicals of the trap of "statism" running amok in Christian circles. This statism was on full display in the reactions to Mark Galli's editorial piece on Trump a few weeks back. Here's a couple paragraphs, but you … Continue reading Evangelicalism’s Big Trap
"Fools despise wisdom and instruction." Proverbs 1:7 Churches are busy with many good endeavors, but seeking and passing on wisdom seems to have fallen down the list of priorities. According to my teacher, Scot McKnight: "People today care less about growing up or gaining wisdom and far more about staying young, maintaining relevancy, and dressing according … Continue reading Wisdom Culture & the Juvenalization of American Christianity
While I don't often use the label, I self-identify as an Anabaptist in many aspects of my faith and theology. My teacher Scot McKnight offers this brief sketch.
Giving thanks today for my teacher, Scot McKnight, whom I have the privilege of doing my doctoral studies with at Northern Seminary. Scot embodies Christ-centered wisdom, humility, ferocious curiosity and rugged commitment to letting the ancient Scriptures speak for themselves.
“You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also...“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’But I tell you, love your … Continue reading Scot McKnight on Christian Pacifism