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The Shack (Part Two): The Ironic Move from Calvinism to Orthodoxy

I have heard some really vitriolic criticisms of the movie, The Shack.

I am reminded of the parable of the emperor’s new clothes. A foolish emperor commissions new clothes to be made. 1,318 more words


Missio does not belong to the Church. Rather, it is an attribute of God.

  • Missio means “to send with a purpose”. A more colorful word for it, and one that we use in daily life, is…
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Control Freak

I just took a shower. TMI?

While in there I had this overwhelming desire to scrub it clean using all the elbow grease I could muster! 612 more words


My God Transcendent

“The the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind…”
What a verse!
What a phrase!
Do you not yet understand?

The I AM–the One who could not be defined but by Himself– 182 more words


Into Great Silence

Consider the analogy of the sunbeam:

“Whoever feels its kindly light rejoices as if the sun existed for him alone, yet it illuminates land and sea and is master of the atmosphere. 1,247 more words

Lent 2017 Day 19: Keeping up with the Spirit

(Note: During the Lenten Season City Church will be blogging about Lent and our journey to Holy Week . I will be linking to the blog posts here on my blog page but  203 more words


Does Seminary "Work?" George Guthrie Responds

Below is an interview I conducted with respected New Testament scholar George H. Guthrie  (Benjamin W. Perry Professor of Bible at Union University in Jackson, TN) who among other works has… 923 more words