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Hot Topic of the Week – Why are Young Adults Leaving the Church?

August 3rd, 2013 · 16 Comments · 20s & 30s, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Religion

This topic has been brought up for every generation of young adults since after the Vietnam War. It has received a lot of attention over the last several years especially and has been something I have spent a good deal of time writing about, speaking about and actually ministering to people from this “missing generation”. […]

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A Comprehensive List of Scot McKnight’s Commentary Recommendations: The Pastor’s Bookshelf

March 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Bible, Bible Resources, Bible Study, Books, Christianity, Commentary

Scot McKnight often lists his recommended commentaries on various books of the Bible in what he calls the “Pastors Bookshelf”. Here are the ones he has done so far all in one place. This is an invaluable resource for selecting the best of the best commentaries on each book of the New Testament. Thanks Scot […]

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Scot McKnight’s Take on the Louie Giglio Inauguration Prayer Situation

January 14th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Politics

First, if you don’t read Scot McKnight’s blog (much less his books) you really should give it a try. Second, his take on Louie Giglio’s backing out of the Inauguration Day prayer is extremely insightful. For those who aren’t up to speed on this. Giglio was asked to pray at the inauguration. Once he was […]

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Scot McKnight Tackles “No Creed But the Bible”

November 1st, 2012 · 7 Comments · Books, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Restoration Movement

Scot McKnight’s post No Creed But the Bible is of particular interest to those of us who have a background in the Restoration Movement. In this post, McKnight reviews Carl Trueman’s book The Creedal Imperative where Trueman sets out to show that approach really isn’t possible or helpful. McKnight draws the distinction that we all may not have written […]

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Problems with Missional

October 23rd, 2012 · 3 Comments · Christianity, Church, missional, Missional Church, Missions

There have been some posts addressing the problems with the missional movement. Here are a few you may want to read: Scot McKnight’s post Test Your Church. Scot’s post is not so much a slam on missional as a whole, he endorses much of what is good about missional church. In the process he does […]

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The Sinner’s Prayer is Making the Rounds

July 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Baptism, Bible, Christianity, Church

I am seeing more and more blogs discussing the sinner’s prayer these days. There is this saying in the Churches of Christ that says we are usually about 20 years behind what other churches are doing. In this instance it seems they are 200 years behind us! I kid when I say that because it […]

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Book Giveaway One Life by Scot McKnight

May 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Books, Christianity, Church

When I get amazon referral money from those of you who buy books through links on this blog I always give the money back to you guys. I don’t take a penny. It is that time again. I want to give away one copy of One Life by Scot McKnight to one of you guys. […]

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Thoughts from Greg Boyd, who actually read Rob Bell’s New Book Love Wins

March 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Thanks to Luke Norsworthy for pointing out this post on facebook. Maybe next time they will give advance copies to John Piper, Scot McKnight, and others…or they could just realize Philip’s point that what they produced was an amazingly powerful PR machine. Greg Boyd says that Bell is not a universalist but that the book […]

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The New Testament Scholar Two Step

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Christianity, Humor

Line dancing…something they can all agree on! I tossed Piper in the mix. Maybe I should do one with all the trendy young ministers. Can you imagine Driscoll and Bell dancing hip hop together? Elf Yourself – New Testament Scholar Edition

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How to Study the Bible – Learning to Investigate

September 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Theology

Investigators come on the scene to learn the truth. When they step onto a crime scene they come with hunches, suspicions, and a whole litany of preconceived ideas about how these things take place. Some of their background, education and experience will help them solve the case and other parts may get in the way. […]

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