The Gospel Sketched by Scot McKnight

From Scot McKnight's The King Jesus Gospel: The Gospel Sketched It's time now to put this entire gospel together in a way more completely than I did in the previous chapter. There is no way to reduce this to four points, and there is also no way to sketch the gospel in a minute or… Continue reading The Gospel Sketched by Scot McKnight

Musings on Seeking First the Kingdom

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added… Continue reading Musings on Seeking First the Kingdom

Love or Die: Alexander Strauch on the Importance of Love

My family ordered a copy of Alexander Strauch's Love or Die: Christ's Wake-Up Call to the Church sometime last summer. The booked arrived promptly via Amazon, found it's way into the living room book basket, and then was packed into a cardboard box marked "Christian living" where it was somewhat forgotten throughout a family move… Continue reading Love or Die: Alexander Strauch on the Importance of Love

Are we behaving as liars?

What does it mean it mean for the Church to be the Body of Christ? Dietrich Bonhoeffer answers this thought-provoking question in chapter, titled "The Visible Community," in his The Cost of Discipleship. It is their baptism into the Body of Christ which assures all Christians of their full share in the life of Christ… Continue reading Are we behaving as liars?