Jesus Creed
January 2007 Archives

Kris and I are wishing the Super Bowl were tonight instead of next Sunday evening. I’ve got no predictions. I’ll say this: Everytime we count the Bears out they come back and prove us wrong.

I’m looking forward to the re-emergence of up/rooted north, an emergent cohort group that shifted south for some time but is now starting up again. Jan 31 with Ray Aldred. 7pm. Life on the Vine church in Wheeling/Buffalo Grove area.

USA Today posted an article on whether or not it is worth saving the E-word (evangelical), and interviewed a variety of folks. I posted on this not all that long ago, and in light of a good conversation I had […]

One of the difficulties in blogging through a book is finding a book that can sustain a conversation over a month or more by both advancing an argument and doing so in such a way that variety obtains. Miroslav Volf’s […]

“How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” (Psalm 119:103)

What are the ingredients of a good conversation? Remember, a conversation is not the same as information-exchange or lecture.

Sometimes I share letters I get from folks, and I just have to tell you about this one. Cp. Patrick Lowthian (pic below) is a chaplain in the US Army and is in Ramadi, Iraq. Well, he reads this blog […]

I don’t know an expression any more accurate, so I’ve chosen to say that the one who listens to Torah, who delights in God’s Word, develops morally. So Psalm 119:101-102, 104b:

William Webb finds three criteria that are not conclusive in his book Slaves, Women & Homosexuals. We’ll look at these three criteria today.

If you want to see the days when I was still writing with a Parker T-ball Jotter pen, wearing a wiry mustache and “mod” tinted glasses, and most importantly sporting a curly head of hair, check this out. Rob’s got […]