Jesus Creed
May 2006 Archives

Kris and I have rented a small villa looking over the Ligurian Sea (on the Mediterranean Sea) just west of Genoa, and we took the trip last night down the steep roads into Camogli for a dinner on the coast. […]

Let nothing disturb thee, nothing affright thee; all things are passing, God never changeth! Patient endurance attaineth to all things; who God possesseth in nothing is wanting; alone God sufficeth. [Sign of the cross] In the name of the Father, […]

This summer we will work through Romans — keeping before us the importance of knowing the Bible and understanding this most important of Paul’s letters. I will also blog through some books, and I’m behind on them right now, but […]

I’ve raved about Jim Martin enough on this Blogs of the Week that most of you probably visit him regularly and don’t need my encouragement. With a new appearance, Jim’s got another great set of posts and this one on […]

We’ve found another “favorite place” in Italy, but this just might be the best of the favorite places. It is called Bellagio, it is on the northern tip of a mountainous region and penetrates right into the middle of Lake […]

The night or day before we leave for a weekend or a vacation Kris gets herself into a cleaning snit — at least that is what I call it. (Part of it, I’m sure, has to do with having the […]

One of the saddest descriptions of Eikons can be found in Romans 1:28-32. Make sure you read it. And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind and to things that […]

Jonathan Wilson’s For God So Loved the World: A Christology of Disciples came across my desk recently because it has a nice section on atonement theories, arguing as many of us are arguing today, that atonement is a multi-splendored work […]

We leave today (Thursday) for a trip to Italy. Webster, our 13-year old, deaf but very cheery and happy Bichon, was scheduled for the Bichon Bed and Breakfast in our community. Kris, in her desire to make sure he was […]

My friend Joel Green recommended that I read Ted Peters’ Sin: Radical Evil in Soul and Society and I’m glad for Joel’s suggestion. This is a really fine theological and soul-ish analysis of sin. There is a pastoral element to […]