Jesus Creed
June 2007 Archives

Anyone who has the cleverness to write a book on hospitality called Making Room gets my vote for a good title, and also gets my attention. And, because I’m working a bit right now on table fellowship, I read through […]

If you don’t know Jarrod McKenna, of whom I had not heard until recently, his blog and his efforts to extend peace in all directions — including this 22 minute interview — through the way of Jesus are each worth […]

Missional Jesus not only drew a crowd, he summoned people to get with the kingdom mission and vision. In other words, he called people to “make a decision” or, what is better, to come to him and with him work […]

The problem with this as a moral strategy, which is a routine refrain for the traditionalist view of homosexuality, is that it is nearly indistinguishable from hate the sin and the sinner. If we have to reduce moral views into […]

I rummaged around the books on my desk recently and discovered I had a week of posts sitting here about books written by women. I want to begin today with Pamela J. Smith, Nine Ways Women Sabotage Their Careers.

Saturday Kris and I drove down to the City to give Joel and Karla Willitts some relief. Their twins are non-stop feeders and are keeping both of them up at night and busy during the day. So, Kris and I […]

What was Jesus’ ministry? It is a safe bet to infer from what Jesus did to what his intent and what his vision were. I suggest that Matthew 4:23-25, which has a near parallel in 9:35, is a great place […]

Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom you have set upon the sure foundation of your loving-kindness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and […]

Blog of the week: JR Briggs’ post on reading habits. And do you read Dawn? Check out this post.

Here’s the article and listing. What is your greatest movie ever? The top two movies ever for me are: The Flight of the Phoenix Grease …. “You’re the one that I love, oo, oo, oo-oo.”