Jesus Creed
July 2006 Archives

Tonight, on WGN Radio (listen) from 9pm-11pm on Extension 720, I will be interviewed along with Mark Galli, editor at Christianity Today, and author of Jesus Mean and Wild by Milt Rosenberg. Our conversation will be about Mark’s book and […]

Mark Noll and Caroyln Nystrom’s book, Is the Reformation Over?, with this post is now over for the immediate future. Without getting into every chp, and there were some good chps left, I do want to offer what I see […]

For NT Wright, everything pertaining to redemption occurs in Christ — Christ does it all and those who are “in” Christ get it all. What those in Christ get is the Spirit. Those in the Spirit are released from the […]

O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon all your faithful people your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass […]

Kris’ paternal grandmother, known to us as Grandma Willie (her real name was Willamina), taught me to watch birds. I’m grateful to her for it. Sitting on my back porch recently with Lukas and Annika, I watched the sudden flash […]

Post of the week: Dan Kimball’s piece on the value of Gandalfs (the wisdom of the older generation) is worth printing out and pinning to the wall near your desk.

Today I’ll post some pictures of our time in California. On Thursday morning we got up and headed up to Lake Arrowhead. Didn’t read the map quite right, got off on some traffic-laden street, went beyond the mountain road to […]

Joseph Epstein’s Friendship: An Expose asks in chp 5 an important question that we often do not ask ourselves, but in our more cynical moments we recognize ourselves in an affirmative answer to the question: “Is friendship, when stripped down […]

Just in case you haven’t heard of it, in the early 1990s Richard John Neuhaus (editor of First Things) and Charles Colson (who needs no intro to most of you) began a fruitful dialogue that has led to four “Evangelical […]

Paul is fond of jumping ahead in his argument, and sometimes it makes us feel like we haven’t figured out the previous section. Though not as prominent as it might have been, lurking (like some of you readers) around chp […]