Jesus Creed
October 2009 Archives

I will do this week a post of three young Christian authors whose books I’ve recently read and whose books help us all. I begin today with Josh Graves, a young pastor in Nashville whose new book (The Feast ) can […]

Books on the Holy Spirit are not as plentiful as one might think, and books on the Spirit that take on the entire scope of evidence are fewer yet — but there is a new book that will become, and […]

Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and […]

Question: What makes a gathering “church”? What are the elements that turn a gathering into a church meeting? Is it “church” when I have coffee with two Christian students? Is a Bible study “church”? There was quite the dustup at […]

Chicago’s Fall Weather I will be at Ashland Theological Seminary Monday and Tuesday giving four lectures on “The Battle for the Gospel.”  Talking about pictures, wow, have you seen this one? What kind of twitterer are you? (HT: TT) Why aren’t […]

The latest little fiasco from the airlines is the plane that overshot its airport by a mere 150 miles. Let’s not dismiss this as simply funny. But, let’s have some fun with it.  Let’s assume the pilots were sleeping. Let’s […]

A few years back, when I was working on a small book on prayer, I found my way to the Eastern Orthodox standard prayer book. I began to use it with the goal of using it every day for a […]

Nightline and ABC news are doing a series on the Ten Commandments, one of which is the Third Commandment from Exodus 20:7, which reads:  You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold guiltless […]

This is getting fun: RJS posts about Dorothy Sayers book and PW, another regular writer here at Jesus Creed, responds … or I should say that RJS’s post generated a reflection by PW. As the spouse of a pastor, I […]

This little guy got his name, well, … you read it, but we’d like to hear where you got your nickname… WLS-Ch. 7 morning news anchor Judy Hsu gave birth this morning to a baby boy as she and her […]