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Where Does Spiritual Formation Begin?

from Jesus Creed by Scot McKnight 10 Comments

There are two pole ends on this one. For some people, the essence of spiritual formation is being made holy and for others it is about being made loving. 254 more words


Ordinary is OK

Mike Horton’s new book Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World scratched me right where I itch. I highly recommend it.

And then today Scot McKnight blogged about it, giving the book a wonderful review and offering a helpful reality check at the same time. 79 more words

Just Curious: Random Thoughts About The World.

THEOLOGY & Most influential American theologian of the 20th Century? Reinhold Niebuhr

by: Scot McKnight, 11/14/14

Who is the most influential American theologian of the 20th Century? In some circles the name Charles Hodge (Princeton) or BB Warfield would immediately be mentioned, though Hodge is a 19th Century theologian with a 20th Century influence. 149 more words


Ethics and the Will of God: The Peacemaking Legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

In this clip, Krista Tippett, from America Public Media, examines the life, theology, and death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. It overviews Bonhoeffer as a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi, and founding member of the Confessing Church. 305 more words


Youth Ministry as "Cheap Grace?"

Scot McKnight gives some excerpts from an author named Andrew Root on the use of Bonhoeffer with youth. Root recommends taking some of Bonhoeffer’s essential ideas and utilizing them in discipling youth. 369 more words

Discipleship/Spiritual Formation