Jesus Creed

Psalm 29 summons “heavenly beings” (sons of gods) to acknowledge YHWH, and you can read the Psalm after the jump where we include the NetBible’s version. Some have even suggested Psalm 29 adapts poetry from the Canaanites. The essential command […]

What does the faith of America’s teenagers tell us about the faith they are being taught? What does their faith tell us about the American Church? Two very good questions, both addressed by Kenda Dean, a professor at Princeton Theological […]

From CBE’s wonderful Arise Newsletter… Do you hear the argument that only males can be elders? On what basis is that argument based? Where does the Bible say an elder must be a male? Margaret Mowczko sketches a response to […]

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, John Stott and others have reminded us that at the center of Christianity is Jesus Christ. But we forget. When we forget, we begin centering our faith on how salvation occurs, on great theologians, on ethics, on justice, […]

I’m a bit late on jotting down some ideas about our wonderful trip to (flower-filled) Korea. I was invited to speak to the Faculty and Staff of Seoul Foreign School in the Sodaemun-Gu area of Seoul. It our first trip […]

Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit, may show forth your power among all peoples, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with […]

Book Review by Allan Bevere, a Methodist pastor and professor — who blogs.   Francis J. Beckwith, Politics for Christians: Statecraft As Soulcraft (Christian Worldview Integration) , Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2010.   Francis Beckwith’s Politics for Christians is one […]

Chicago’s annual air and water show! I focused on news items this week… Blogs come and blogs go. The good ones survive, and here’s notice of another good Bible blog by John Byron. Bookmark it. I read Chris Ridgeway‘s master’s […]

My question is rooted in a clip from an article at Patheos. I genuinely would like to hear the views of all our readers. What’s going on? What have you seen? What will be happening? By Shawn David Young During […]

I cannot say I’ve ever really gone on a serious pilgrimage. A tourist goes to see and collect while the pilgrim goes to encounter and be changed. I can’t say I’ve ever gone to some place in the spirit of […]