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From Praying with the Church by Scot McKnight. p. 5

There was a reason my spiritual mentors frowned upon rote-prayers at set times. They knew folks who said fixed-hour prayers and didn’t mean them.

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Christ is the Word of God, and so is the Bible

Here we go again… In November, I voiced agreement with Derek Rishmawy over against those who draw an overly sharp distinction between Christ the Word of God and the Bible as the Word of God. 1,120 more words

Imago Scriptura 06 - Little Things

Sandwiched in Matthew 8 and 9 between healings and miracles and incredible acts that Jesus does is a quick story about Jesus’ call to Matthew and a dinner he shares. 233 more words


A Pastor's Dilemma: When I Disagree With My Heroes

John Wesley is my patron saint.  I have spent hours of my life reading his sermons, letters and journal entries.  Those hours double, maybe even triple, when you include the amount of things I have read about Wesley.   735 more words

Devotional Thoughts

It's Heaven, I Promise: a book review

Christians believe in Heaven.  It is our final destination at the end of life, our After-After-Life, our great hope for eternity. Nevertheless we don’t all believe the same things about it. 615 more words


quote: what Christ's cross accomplishes

“I suggest that we see the achievement of the cross in three expressions: Jesus dies ‘with us’ – entering into our evil and our sin and our suffering to subvert it and create a new way; Jesus dies ‘instead of us’ – he enters into… 133 more words


Do Christians and Muslims (and Jews) Worship the Same God?

Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God? This question has become urgent amongst internet Christians. Ten days ago Dr Larycia Hawkins, a professor of political science at Wheaton College, announced her religious solidarity with Muslims. 1,684 more words