Jesus Creed
April 2010 Archives

We continue in our series on the Psalms, thinking especially about “God” in the prayers of Israel. Our companion is John Goldingay’s commentary (Psalms, Vol. 1: Psalms 1-41 (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms). Along with Goldingay […]

James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), offers an interesting perspective on how Christians ought to participate in culture: After sketching the three […]

When I posted last week about Jennifer Knapp’s decision to come out and openly tell folks, on a place like Christianity Today, my one and only concern was what folks would say about her. I feared the wrath that would […]

Studies are now serious about the position we assume most of the day. What do you do? What have you learned? What works best for you? Are our sedentary life styles so pernicious that we need to rethink the current […]

One of our students at North Park University, Drew Daniels, went homeless for 40 days in Chicago. He did a documentary about his experience, which was a powerful learning experience for him, and I want to announce to folks on […]

O God, whose Son Jesus is the good shepherd of your people: Grant that when we hear his voice we may know him who calls us each by name, and follow where he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, […]

I became melancholic when I read the opening words of the postscript to John Stott’s newest (and last) book: “As I lay down my pen for the last time… at the age of eighty-eight…” (136). This from his “Farewell!” to […]

Church names are getting more and more creative, and one has to wonder when the trend will reverse and we’ll go back to “The Church in Colosse.” Anyway, this from Out of Ur blog and I clipped the top thirteen […]

The trend is on the rise: more and more are taking seminary courses online. What do you think? Is this the best?  A sketch of some big ideas: “At seminaries, online ministry degree programs are tapping into a storehouse of […]

The Volcano at the Eyjafjallajokull glacier (Why do folks give glaciers names like that?) Link of the week: The Wheaton Theology conference lectures. Good post by Jana Riess. And another one by Wade Hodges. Excellent sketch of Together for the […]