Jesus Creed
November 2009 Archives

One Sunday morning, a mother went in to wake her son and tell him it was time to get ready for church, to which he replied, “I’m not going.”  “Why not?” she asked.”I’ll give you two good reasons,” he said. […]

Tomorrow Da (once mighty) Bears play Minnesota’s (uberconfident) Vikings, and I’ve made a friendly wager with Tony Jones. If the Vikings win, I send him a Chicago style deep dish uberpizza and if Da Bears win, he sends me a […]

Last week I mentioned that we want to begin doing book reviews on this blog on Saturday afternoons. Our vision for this is for “you” to write these. We hope enough folks write reviews that we can post one weekly.  […]

David Brooks, in the NYTimes, on being emotionally educated by Bruce Springsteen: By DAVID BROOKS Like many of you, I went to elementary school, high school and college. I took such and such classes, earned such and such grades, and […]

Now is the time to give thanks. O merciful Creator, your hand is open wide to satisfy the needs of every living creature:  Make us always thankful for your loving providence;  and grant that we, remembering the account that we […]

If you know more, let us know … this is what we have heard: Professional golfer Tiger Woods was seriously injured in a car accident early this morning, the Florida Highway Patrol just reported. Woods, 33, pulled out of his driveway in […]

In the month of December we will examine several new books, including three books across the spectrum of thinking and interest: The Reformed theologian’s critical examination of the evangelical church, Michael Horton’s book, Gospel-Driven Life, The: Being Good News People in […]

From Philippi, Paul and Silas head to Thessalonica (agora to the left) where the same story unfolds. Sabbath, three weeks in a row. Explaining from Scripture the Story of Jesus: “explaining and demonstrating that the Christ had to suffer and […]

Let’s begin today with a question: How do we justify abolition of slavery when the Bible contains it and in some ways justifies it? How do you deal with that question? The big questions in this series of posts have been […]

I’m no fan of shopping, especially on Black Friday, so when Amazon sent me this banner, I thought there might some of you who would rather begin your Christmas shopping online.