Jesus Creed
July 2008 Archives

Our book is now out! And this time “our” means “Scot McKnight and Hauna Ondrey.” A real plural. The title is Finding Faith, Losing Faith: Stories of Conversion and Apostasy and Baylor has produced a book that fits well in […]

We are in a series that seeks to examine what “heaven” refers to in the NT, and we are particularly searching to see if “heaven” is the eternal destiny. In other words, is heaven the intermediate state or the divine […]

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

Summer sports …

In the 2d chp of Alan Jacobs, Original Sin, we learn about the contribution of Augustine to the idea of original sin. Here’s what we learn:

I wasn’t able to find it online (oops), but Christianity Today‘s most recent print edition has a piece that I’d like to talk about. Daniel Harrell, a pastor at Park Street Church in Boston (say, “bah-ston”), got 21 folks to […]

A church in Texas is shaped for “guys.” I don’t know if you’ve seen it, but the colors and appearance and events, guy things like hunting and fishing and golf, are emphasized. The church is called 121 Community Church, and […]

Andrew Cameron’s essay on obsession, our heart’s disordered desires, is worth the price of the book called The Consolations of Theology. I don’t know what comes to mind when you hear the word “obsession,” perhaps Howard Hughes, but here’s how […]

This is cool. Codex Sinaiticus, one of the most storied manuscripts of the entire New Testament and one of the earliest and best manuscripts as well, is now online at this site. When I was doing my PhD and our […]

Acts 2 has a number of interesting references and I will quote each one with a little context: