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Assessing the "problem of pain" with Dallas Willard

I’ve talked and blogged a lot recently about theodicy and the problem of evil—I even enjoyed a lunch conversation yesterday with a clergy colleague on that very subject. 1,157 more words

The Church and Disappointment (Jonathan Storment)

from Jesus Creed by Scot McKnight 2 Comments

The Church is an institution of disappointment; it is not a disappointing institution.

I have been doing full time local-church work for almost 15 years now, and I have noticed that every Sunday the same two kinds of people come up to me.   132 more words


Bafflegab: weekly link round-up

I sometimes find myself, during random moments of worship or liturgy or other Christian activities, flashing to my pre-Christian, “BC” days and thinking, God, we’re weird… 621 more words


The church is the hope of the world

Ben Witherington interviews Scot McKnight on McKnight’s new book, A Fellowship of Differents. The interviews I’ve read sound great. This interview in particular draws out a connection between Christ and his Church I think we keep wanting to lose in our American culture. 234 more words


Women and Worship: Corinth

from Jesus Creed by Scot McKnight – 1 Comment

In her very important new bookWomen and Worship at Corinth, Lucy Peppiatt contends there are no fewer than six reasons to examine afresh the passages in 1 Corinthians about women in worship. 71 more words


GREAT AWAKENING & America’s Greatest Evangelist? Whitefield (w/ Thomas Kidd)

by: Scot McKnight, 4/18/15.

Thomas Kidd is Professor of History at Baylor University. Kidd is the author or editor of many works in the field of early American history. 430 more words