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Preparing for Eucharist

posted by Scot McKnight

John Mark Hicks, Come to the Table: Revisioning the Lord’s Supper , explores themes of the Eucharist in such a fresh manner. The Table of the Lord is a Table of hope and a Table of Joy. There is a proper sacred […]

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Prayer for the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

O God, from whom all good proceeds: Grant that by your inspiration we may think those things that are right, and by your merciful guiding may do them; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the […]

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Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Andy Holt

posted by Scot McKnight

The picture to the right we use for our Saturday Afternoon Book Review is from the Long Room at Trinity College in Dublin. We were just in the Long Room, which is above the Book of Kells, this morning! Blog […]

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Coach Wooden, You Were the Best

posted by Scot McKnight

From CNN.com… we are saddened to hear that Coach John Wooden, the greatest NCAA basketball coach ever, has died.  (CNN) — He was known as the Wizard of Westwood, the architect of a dynasty at UCLA that will never be equaled. […]

No More Impostors 5

posted by Scot McKnight

If everyone is welcome, no one should be an impostor and no one should suffer with Impostor Syndrome in the community of Jesus. His dream kingdom brought to the teeming surface the vision that everyone was worthy and therefore everyone […]

Meanderings on Vacation

posted by Scot McKnight

We’re out of the country, and since that means I won’t have time for Meanderings, they are on hold for a couple of weeks. But I’ll have a post up to discuss … And maybe folks could just drop links […]

Replays in Baseball?

posted by Scot McKnight

Football is better because of replay, and so is basketball better. But baseball, the national pastime? Yes, watching replay monitors to see if a ball was a home run or a fair ball … that seems fine. But once we […]

Judging God, Engaging God

posted by Scot McKnight

The Baylor Survey of Religion study (What Americans Really Believe ) examined the correlation between one’s view of God and one’s commitment to religious practices. It measured American religious commitment by prayer, church attendance, religious experience, Bible reading, identification as […]

Deliverance of God 2 (Matt Edwards)

posted by Scot McKnight

This is an incredible series being offered to us by Matt Edwards: a nine part summary and response to Douglas Campbell’s mega-book, The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul . Thanks to Matt Edwards. The Deliverance […]

No More Impostors 4

posted by Scot McKnight

Welcome and worth              Jesus and the earliest Christians deconstructed the Impostor Syndrome before it ever got the name, and it should never have arisen in the church at all. The one place on Planet Earth where people […]

Best Celtic of All Time?

posted by Scot McKnight

What are the options? 1. Bill Russell 2. Larry Bird 3. Bob Cousy 4. Hondo (if you don’t know who he is, well then….) 5. Dave Cowens 6. Paul Pierce 7. Sam Jones Hands down, Larry Bird.

Memorial Day Reflections: David Opderbeck

posted by Scot McKnight

I enjoy Memorial Day. As an American, it feels right to remember and celebrate the sacrifices of our soldiers. As a Christian, however, I feel ambivalent about this kind of celebration. Pageantry, uniforms, parades, and the rhetoric of civil virtue […]

What Does Your Church do on July 4?

posted by Scot McKnight

Many pastors today are struggling with a topic and it’s a tough one to bring up in the church. Many don’t know where to go or what to do, but it’s basically this: Many today are uncomfortable, in fact downright […]

No More Impostors 3

posted by Scot McKnight

When Christians are Impostors Immigration statistics prove that the USA is becoming more and more diverse. One of the most notable sectors of growth is among Mexican Americans. Some churches are trying to “reach” Mexican Americans for Christ. I applaud […]

Can it be accidental?

posted by Scot McKnight

Five years to the day later, Joran van der Sloot is the suspect of killing a young woman – this time in Peru.

Michael Horton Reviews N.T. Wright’s “After You Believe”

posted by Scot McKnight

Here’s a clip that gets at the core of Horton’s critique of NT Wright, After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters … from the review in CT: In spite of a few quibbles, I was impressed by this book’s popular […]

We Crave This….

posted by Scot McKnight

From Edward T. Oakes, on New Atheism, the Big Bang theory, and our need for narratives that make meaning of existence: But leaving aside Hoyle’s own indulgence in Just So scenarios, I do think he’s on to something: Lots of […]

Deliverance of God 1 (Matt Edwards)

posted by Scot McKnight

This is an incredible series being offered to us by Matt Edwards: a nine part summary and response to Douglas Campbell’s mega-book, The Deliverance of God: An Apocalyptic Rereading of Justification in Paul . Thanks to Matt Edwards. The Deliverance […]

No More Impostors 2

posted by Scot McKnight

This post is part 2 in a series on the impostor syndrome. When a class is Impostors             Have you ever heard of the Dalit? Sometimes called the “untouchables,” the Dalit are a class of people in South Asia (notably in India where there […]

Best LA Laker of all time?

posted by Scot McKnight

There are four options: 1. Elgin Baylor 2. Kareem Abdul Jabaar (Lew Alcindor) 3. Magic Johnson 4. Kobe Bryant The best ever? For me, Elgin Baylor noses Kareem, with Kobe nosing out Magic.

Unanswered Questions about Israeli-Gaza Incident

posted by Scot McKnight

Here are my unanswered questions: Was that boat, or the flotilla, properly contacted in advance to say the boats must pass inspection? Is this protocol? Was Israel within its rights to inspect the boats? Were those on the boat told […]

As Bob Barker put it, “Come on Down!”

posted by Scot McKnight

No More Impostors 1

posted by Scot McKnight

This week — Tuesday through Saturday — I will do a series on the impostor syndrome and the church, and I will be arguing that the Church is the one place where the impostor syndrome needs to end. This was […]

Brian McLaren on Pluralism

posted by Scot McKnight

In this interview with Spencer Burke, Brian McLaren maps his view of pluralism and how this view can chart a new kind of Christianity.  

Prayers for Peace on Memorial Day

posted by Scot McKnight

Almighty God, kindle, we pray, in every heart the true love of peace, and guide with your wisdom those who take counsel for the nations of the earth, that in tranquillity your dominion may increase until the earth is filled […]

The Undocumented and the Laws of the Bible

posted by Scot McKnight

When I began hearing Christians chat about how to follow the Bible when it comes to the undocumented and illegals, I was a bit amazed both by the right and the left. This piece by Brad Hirschfield is exacting in […]

Lut’ran Airlines

posted by Scot McKnight

If I were a fiction reader …

posted by Scot McKnight

I don’t read fiction, but I do read the one-and-only master essayist Joseph Epstein, which means every now and then, when Epstein comes out with a new collection of short stories, I pony up and offend my principles and then […]

Preparing for Eucharist

posted by Scot McKnight

John Mark Hicks, Come to the Table: Revisioning the Lord’s Supper , explores themes of the Eucharist in such a fresh manner. His fifth theme is about grace. The Table is not a burden to bear nor is a guilt trip to […]

Prayer for the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

Almighty and everlasting God, you have given to us your servants grace, by the confession of a true faith, to acknowledge the glory of the eternal Trinity, and in the power of your divine Majesty to worship the Unity: Keep […]

Trinity Sunday

posted by Scot McKnight

Today is Trinity Sunday, so I want to post this about the Trinity: How have theologians understood — or explained — the Trinity? Ron Highfield’s new book, Great Is the Lord: Theology for the Praise of God , sketches the “Trinity” as well […]

Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Matt Edwards

posted by Scot McKnight

We welcome the reviews of books by readers of this blog, and ask that you survey the book so that our readers know the contents and then weigh in with your evaluations — both positive and negative. Do send me […]

Changes in the ELCA

posted by Scot McKnight

Lutherans don’t appear here all that much, but it’s mostly because they have their own networks and I don’t seem to be a part of them. From First Things, by Robert Benne, emeritus at Roanoke College. The decisions in the ELCA […]

Weekly Meanderings

posted by Scot McKnight

Indeed, curved yellow fruit! (HT: Don Johnson) Dan Kimball‘s got a great post. Karen’s Pentecost prayer and reflection. Chaplain Mike’s issues with evangelicalism. Mark Thursdays and read Jim Martin’s “Ministry Inside.” Allan Bevere discusses “mediocre pastors and churches.” Bill Donahue […]

It’s Time to Say “Goodbye!” (Funny video)

posted by Scot McKnight

Another funny one from Bag of Nothing:

Sad Story

posted by Scot McKnight

From Foreign Policy by Mohammad Qayoumi: On a recent trip to Afghanistan, British Defense Secretary Liam Fox drew fire for calling it “a broken 13th-century country.” The most common objection was not that he was wrong, but that he was […]

Women are More Religious, but Why?

posted by Scot McKnight

The Baylor Survey of Religion confirmed a long held claim: women are more religious (see Rodney Stark, What Americans Really Believe. Here’s a big picture set of numbers: 69% vs. 57% believe in God Men are twice as likely to be atheists. […]

Europe: Is this the way forward?

posted by Scot McKnight

A thoughtful, fact-filled essay on the social welfare stresses in Europe: PARIS — Across Western Europe, the “lifestyle superpower,” the assumptions and gains of a lifetime are suddenly in doubt. The deficit crisis that threatens the euro has also undermined the sustainability […]

Just Sayin’ (!!!!!)

posted by Scot McKnight

Should Marijuana be Decriminalized? (California votes.)

posted by Scot McKnight

California will vote this November on decriminalizing marijuana. (The link in that previous sentence is to the Reuters report a little while back.)  What are the positives and what are the negatives? Do you think it’s the Federal or State […]

An Aussie and German Run (not walk) on Water

posted by Scot McKnight

Does God Care about Sports?

posted by Scot McKnight

This one actually emerges from one’s theological orientation, but there’s a very good set of questions and observations at CNN.com, and in our sports-shaped world today, a good conversation awaits us: Baseball players point to the heavens after hitting home […]

Rodney Stark on the Crusades

posted by Scot McKnight

From Patheos … an interview with Rodney Stark about his book on the crusades (God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades )… The Crusades did not arise ex nihilo, but were part of a broader historical and geographical narrative. Can you […]

The Overlooked Dimension of American Religious Life

posted by Scot McKnight

The Baylor Survey of Religion studied religious experience ( Rodney Stark, What Americans Really Believe. Almost scorned by theologians and professors and routinely ignored by research into religions, The Baylor Study found that 2 of 3 respondents reported having at least one […]

Karl Giberson Challenges the New Atheists

posted by Scot McKnight

From USAToday… For the sake of argument, let us set aside questions about the truth of religion vs. the truth of science. Suppose there is no such thing as religious truth, as Richard Dawkins argued in The God Delusion. Allow that the “New […]

Preaching and Worship Collaboration at Elmbrook

posted by Scot McKnight

I’m teaming up with Mel Lawrenz and the worship staff at Elmbrook for a one-day event that seeks to connect preaching ministry with worship ministry. It’s an all-day event on June 29 at Elmbrook near Milwaukee. My focus will be […]

Rodney Stark Live!

posted by Scot McKnight

From Patheos… an interview with Rodney Stark. Some progressives say that evangelicals are making the same mistake on the opposite side, by confusing their faith with conservative politics. What happens with “progressives” is that they cannot get any traction amongst […]

Our Common Prayerbook 18 – 1

posted by Scot McKnight

We are plodding along through the Psalms, and we call this our “common prayerbook” but it is the one prayerbook that unites all Christians. Furthermore, the Psalms aren’t here simply so we can figure out the inner heart of David […]

Great is the Lord 7

posted by Scot McKnight

How can we talk about God? Seriously, the vastness and immensity and infinity of God beggar description and tax human language to the limit, so taxing in fact that we must admit the limitations of all God-talk. This is the […]

On Lost

posted by Scot McKnight

Sarah Pulliam Bailey, a fine journalist at CT, writes about “Lost” in WSJ.  How do you explain the phenomenon? What do you think is the point? Here’s an excerpt with her thesis tucked in…  ‘Lost’ Devotees Need a Little Faith […]

Help us pick the cover to my next book

posted by Scot McKnight

Let’s call them “Car” and “Blue” and “Window”. Which do you like the most?  Here’s the promo piece from Zondervan: In One.Life, Scot McKnight offers a manifesto of Christian faith that beckons readers out of the rut of religious rituals […]

In Defense of Megachurches

posted by Scot McKnight

The Baylor Survey of Religion studied megachurches, criticisms of megachurches, and whether or not the criticisms were right. You can find the study here: Rodney Stark, What Americans Really Believe  . I should fess up right away: Kris and I, […]

Review of Tom Wright’s “After You Believe”

posted by Scot McKnight

A clip from Books & Culture, my review of Tom Wright’s newest book  … Tom Wright is  well-known for insightful theories about Judaism that are swiftly developed so we gain fresh and enduring insights into the New Testament. He has  […]

Mystery Flower: Can You Identify It?

posted by Scot McKnight

Sometime back I mentioned that Kris and I bought (last season) three Iceland poppy plants. They were fine until one seemed to be getting too big. During the winter, one of them (the big one), didn’t even seem to lose […]

A New, Popular Psalter

posted by Scot McKnight

I want to mention this again because of what I’m hearing through the back window… more and more Christians are wanting a prayerbook. Paraclete has produced a beautiful NIV Psalter called: The Paraclete Psalter: A 4-Week Cycle for Daily Prayer […]

Fresh Food at the Pantry

posted by Scot McKnight

Great story at CNN.com… what can we do? Ample Harvest West Milford, New Jersey (CNN) — For Gary Oppenheimer, 2007 was a year of plenty. His backyard garden produced a bountiful harvest with a surplus of spaghetti squash, melons, pumpkins, tomatoes, […]

One of the Best Church Signs Ever!

posted by Scot McKnight

Story here.

Preparing for Eucharist

posted by Scot McKnight

John Mark Hicks, Come to the Table: Revisioning the Lord’s Supper , explores themes of the Eucharist in such a fresh manner. His fourth theme is that the Table is — and is not just a symbol of — our interactive relationship […]

Prayer for the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching of the Gospel, that it […]

Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Andy Holt

posted by Scot McKnight

Book Review by Andy Holt, who blogs at The Sometimes Preacher. Book by Gina Welch, In the Land of Believers: An Outsider’s Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church . People love fish out of water stories. In […]

Weekly Meanderings

posted by Scot McKnight

Announcement: we are presently engaged in conversations with some leaders in Sweden to give lectures at four different universities late September on the historical Jesus.  I didn’t even get to some of my regular blogs this week, and then I […]

What to say?

posted by Scot McKnight

Ten Tea Party Falsehoods

posted by Scot McKnight

This from The Washington Post….  These ten myths come from authors of a new book: John Amato and David Neiwert get quite worked up over this notion, especially as it applies to the conservative right. In their book, “Over the […]

Anyone got an Eye-fi card?

posted by Scot McKnight

Does anyone out there have an Eye-fi card and can you help us with advice in getting one for our camera?  Our camera is a Canon PowerShot SD 750 Digital Elph. 7.1 megapixels.

Soul Sort One More Time: David Opderbeck

posted by Scot McKnight

Soul Sorting and Election In my prior posts on the “soul sort narrative,” I’ve commented on what I’ve called the Chick Tract Gospel and on the theme of Justice.  I suggested in those posts that the real issue is not the fact of “sorting,” […]

Great is the Lord 6

posted by Scot McKnight

How have theologians understood — or explained — the Trinity? Ron Highfield’s new book, Great Is the Lord: Theology for the Praise of God , sketches the “Trinity” as well as I’ve seen for an introductory text and the 3d section of chp […]

Feminism and Abortion

posted by Scot McKnight

Washington Post has a new question in its “On Faith” discussion: Sarah Palin pleased fans and angered foes with her speech to the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, calling herself a “frontier feminist” and saying, “choosing life may not be […]

Press “1” for English

posted by Scot McKnight

From the NYTimes, where we see an article that pushes the line that there is a generational gap on the immigration issue. Forget sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll; immigration is a new generational fault line. In the wake of […]

Our Common Prayerbook 16 – 2

posted by Scot McKnight

The psalmist gives reasons to be thankful to YHWH in Psalm 16:5-11, and even if lines here were later used to affirm resurrection, for the psalmist there is a heavy emphasis on God caring about and providing for ordinary life […]

What would you tell them?

posted by Scot McKnight

If you could tell a new follower of Jesus the five most important elements of following Jesus, what would they be? Christian publishers used to publish lots of “new Christians” books but I’m not aware that such a genre of […]

Great is the Lord 5

posted by Scot McKnight

One major problem stands up every time anyone wants to speak about the necessity of believing in the Trinity: the Bible! Ron Highfield’s new book, Great Is the Lord: Theology for the Praise of God , sketches the “Trinity” as well as I’ve […]

On Calling a Terrorist a Muslim Terrorist

posted by Scot McKnight

This one is sensitive, but it deserves discussion. The following article, from NRO, was written by Michael Barone, and the big question, besides What do you think of these clips?, is “How do we talk about Islamic radicals or Islamic terrorists […]

Viral Gospel

posted by Scot McKnight

One would think the one thing we could all agree on is the meaning of the word “gospel.” Not so, but there is a vibrant and viral discussion about gospel that is shedding light and leading us forward in profoundly […]

RJS hijacks Aksel

posted by Scot McKnight

No College in the Plan Plan

posted by Scot McKnight

Did you see this? What do you think? The idea that four years of higher education will translate into a better job, higher earnings and a happier life — a refrain sure to be repeated this month at graduation ceremonies […]

Great is the Lord 4

posted by Scot McKnight

Ron Highfield’s new book, Great Is the Lord: Theology for the Praise of God , sketches the “Trinity” as well as I’ve seen for an introductory text. I believe this: Evangelicals will denounce anyone who denies the Trinity. Evangelicals have developed a theology […]

Aksel on the Slide

posted by Scot McKnight

Who Makes the Best Burger?

posted by Scot McKnight

Some Californians I’ve met contend In ‘n Out Burger is better than MacDonald’s, but I’ve heard others contend the best burgers are better than either. For instance, the Cubby Bear in Chicago.  Who has the best burgers? What ingredients do […]

Between Church and State: Hospitality

posted by Scot McKnight

How does the Christian discuss — in the public forum — what she or he believes about a given moral issue — say abortion or homosexuality or war or economic distribution — with someone who does not share similar Christian […]

Preparing for Eucharist

posted by Scot McKnight

John Mark Hicks takes us from the Eucharist table to God, and suggests that we need to see the Table as communion with the Triune God. God is with us. God is with us in Jesus Christ. God is with […]

Prayer for the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that […]

Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Wesley Vander Lugt

posted by Scot McKnight

Samuel Wells and Ben Quash, Introducing Christian Ethics . Reviewed by Wes Vander Lugt PhD Candidate, University of St Andrews Samuel Well and Ben Quash indicate in the Preface to Introducing Christian Ethics that their desire in writing this book was to […]

Immigration Debate Now Made Personal and Public

posted by Scot McKnight

From CNN.com… Here’s how I would summarize it. Jessica Coloti is undocumented and entered the USA without proper permission as an 11-yr old. It was not “her fault” that she was brought here. She went through our public education system […]

Weekly Meanderings

posted by Scot McKnight

One thing the Brits get is Ceremony!  (But what to say about those hats?) This has been a hard month to keep our Weekly Meanderings going, and this week the hardest. We are down in Florida visiting Aksel (Lukas and […]

Take Care of Your Own Poop!

posted by Scot McKnight

I saw this report. I have to say that discovery of the dog’s mess in a public setting is annoying. EDINA, Minn. (AP) – Need to scoop up after your pooch in the affluent Minneapolis suburb of Edina? You’ll now […]

2010 Graduation at North Park University

posted by Scot McKnight

Walk from North Park University on Vimeo.

This is what’s hard to explain

posted by Scot McKnight

From CNN.com, and one commentator lets loose — and he should. It’s hard to believe that there isn’t more technology and solutions to potential breakdowns … (CNN) — Oil industry experts said there is no sure-fire way to stop the massive […]

Jesus and Politics: Mike Lux’s Rant

posted by Scot McKnight

From HuffPo, simplistic to be sure, but how do you respond to these comments of his? That’s why I am always puzzled by how people who claim to be followers of the Jesus I read about in the Bible can […]

Great is the Lord 3

posted by Scot McKnight

Ron Highfield’s new book, Great Is the Lord: Theology for the Praise of God , probes in chp 3 “What fools don’t know: the existence of God.” Here we will find a good discussion of the existence of God that refuses — and […]

Business folks, what do you see here?

posted by Scot McKnight

The Amish are perhaps the most successful when it comes to business. Here’s a clip from a recent article: (CNNMoney.com) — Want to find America’s most successful entrepreneurs? Skip Silicon Valley and Manhattan; head to the rural Amish enclaves. Amish […]

Arizona’s Newest Venture

posted by Scot McKnight

One of the implications of States rights, and I’m strong on permitting local States to shape themselves, is that States like Arizona are taking aggressive steps about immigrants. This new law is one of the strongest I’ve seen because it […]

Our Common Prayerbook 14 – 2

posted by Scot McKnight

Both of our companions, John Goldingay’s commentary (Psalms, Vol. 1: Psalms 1-41 (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms) and Robert Alter, The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary , translate Psalm 14:1 with “scoundrel.” We looked at that idea […]

Derek Webb, Singing the Song of the Kingdom

posted by Scot McKnight

One of the songs I liked the most on Derek Webb’s album, Mockingbird is the song about the kingdom. To whom do we pledge allegiance?  Let us say that there is a both-and as citizens, but do we reflect on how […]

Our (Jesus Creed) Family is Growing

posted by Scot McKnight

Kris and I are happy to announce that a few more children in Mabanteneni have recently been adopted/sponsored (at $34 per month), and we are pleased as we can be. Our hope is to use this blog space to urge […]

No Protestants on SCOTUS

posted by Scot McKnight

Here’s the new question at the “On Faith” discussion at the Washington Post. What do you think? Does it matter? Does theology matter? Does theology matter when it comes to rendering legal judgment? If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace […]

The Wisdom of Staying Put

posted by Scot McKnight

I read Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s newest book, The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture , because I was asked to blurb it. Here is what I said to Paraclete: I like this book but I don’t think I […]

UK Coalition Government: Help us

posted by Scot McKnight

Some of us over here in the USA are trying to make sense of what is happening with the coalition government in England.  What do our British friends have to tell us? Is this good or bad?  From CNN.com… New […]

Great is the Lord 2

posted by Scot McKnight

Ron Highfield’s new book, Great Is the Lord: Theology for the Praise of God , examines the roles of reason and experience in theology. Anselm’s statement is famous: “For I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in […]

Lieberman’s TEA act: What do you think?

posted by Scot McKnight

What do you think? (From Newsy)(HT: MV) Multisource political news, world news, and entertainment news analysis by Newsy.com

Our Common Prayerbook 13

posted by Scot McKnight

“How long will this hassle or threat last?” is a very common question. David asks it four times in the space of two verses in Psalm 13 (after the jump). Actually David asks how long God will ignore him and […]

Derek Webb, Edgy and a Voice in the Wilderness

posted by Scot McKnight

J.R. Briggs recently suggested to me that I should listen to Derek Webb’s new album called Mockingbird . So I did. I liked it.  What I liked most was the lyrics, and the following lyrics — from “A New Law” […]

Perilous Times 1

posted by Scot McKnight

I’m sitting here reading Robert Wuthnow’s newest book, Be Very Afraid: The Cultural Response to Terror, Pandemics, Environmental Devastation, Nuclear Annihilation, and Other Threats , and I’m thinking about how I — “we” would be better — responded in the […]

What’s that guy saying? (click it to enlarge)

posted by Scot McKnight

Our Common Prayerbook 12

posted by Scot McKnight

First the request and then the problem and then the theology. That’s the basic structure of Psalm 12 (after the jump). Let’s look at the 2d and then the 1st and then the third. I’ve often observed, and observe here […]

Elena Kagan: Nomination

posted by Scot McKnight

There are two sides of this nomination, but one point about the probably result seems important to many:  “If the Senate confirms Ms. Kagan, who is Jewish, the Supreme Court for the first time will have no Protestant members. In […]

What does this study mean for churches?

posted by Scot McKnight

Barna’s newest report interviews teenagers about what they think life will be like for them when they are 25 yrs old, and I’ve clipped a few paragraphs: May 10, 2010 – Spring is graduation season for millions of students. What are […]

Is your Yard “Green”?

posted by Scot McKnight

At WaPo, Ed Begley Jr. tells how he ripped up his yard and went native … What do you do for your yard that is “green” (ecologically sustainable and natural)? One of the first things I did when I moved into […]

Is the local church the “farm team”?

posted by Scot McKnight

Andy Rowell, at CT, examines the recent (and not so recent) announcements of Jim Belcher, N.T. Wright, Francis Chan, Pete Rollins and Brian McLaren … each of whom resigned from pastoring to become full-time authors, speakers, or (in the case […]

Prayer for the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which […]

Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Andy Holt

posted by Scot McKnight

Book Review of Barbara Rossing, The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation . By Andy Holt, who blogs at: The Sometimes Preacher. Full disclosure by Andy Holt, writer of this review: I’ve never believed in […]

OK, Gardeners, we need some help

posted by Scot McKnight

This picture is of two Iceland Poppies. Bought at the same time (there’s a third behind the big guy). Same size last summer but then… one of them has grown beyond all measure, no flowers, and we wonder why. Last […]

Weekly Meanderings

posted by Scot McKnight

Our new neighbor. He asked me where the blue parakeets were. I told him I was his blue parakeet. But if he didn’t mind himself, he’d be my blue parakeet. This was flippin’ fun! This is a good reminder. And […]

Satire on Weekend Services

posted by Scot McKnight

“Sunday’s Coming” Movie Trailer from North Point Media on Vimeo.

Mt Rushmore’s Backside

posted by Scot McKnight

What do you think these four fellas were looking for?  

Faith Stories

posted by Scot McKnight

Ours is the decade of memoirs, especially faith memoirs. I think of Anne Lamott’s uproarious and serious stories, but many are following her path to tell the honest-to-goodness of one’s life. I think of Susan Isaac’s genuine, sometimes heart-breaking and […]

What about a Sabbath?

posted by Scot McKnight

Every now and then a new book presses home, usually from a bewilderingly new angle, an old theme in such a way it gets me to thinking. And I was reading such a book when Nancy Beach, a teaching pastor […]

A Plea for Civility

posted by Scot McKnight

From President Obama’s speech at the University of Michigan… Today’s 24/7 echo-chamber amplifies the most inflammatory soundbites louder and faster than ever before.  And it’s also, however, given us unprecedented choice.  Whereas most Americans used to get their news from […]

Our Common Prayerbook 11

posted by Scot McKnight

This psalm, Psalm 11 (see after the jump), once again, is a prayer that weaves in and out of theology, plea and reflection — it ponders God as it ponders enemies. John Goldingay sums up what this psalm does in […]

The Resurrection of Ministry

posted by Scot McKnight

If you are total pragmatist when it comes to ministry, you won’t like this book. If you are a theologian-pastor type, you may well love Andrew Purves, The Resurrection of Ministry: Serving in the Hope of the Risen Lord . […]

From Catalyst to Q

posted by Scot McKnight

Brad Lomenick, leader of the wonderful Catalyst organization, and Gabe Lyons, leader of the Q conference … both had their conferences within about a week and I was at both. Catalyst was at Mariner’s Church in Newport Beach (first time […]

Our Common Prayerbook 9-10: 5

posted by Scot McKnight

Prayers include prayers for God to act in justice. So the psalmist goes at it, and this prayer reminds me some of the Magnificat: it’s not vindication or vengeance so much as it is balancing the scales. The confidence of […]

Law at the Jesus Creed: David Opderbeck on Justice

posted by Scot McKnight

Justice, Judgment, “Soul Sort Narratives,” and Love In my post on Brian McLaren’s “Soul Sort Narrative,” we began to discuss the connection between justice, judgment and love.  As a lawyer and legal scholar, the themes of justice and judgment have always been interesting […]

Making Funerals Christian

posted by Scot McKnight

Tom Long, well-known American Presbyterian preacher and professor, decided more than a decade ago that it was time to do a state of the art book on the Christian funeral. “What I did not anticipate discovering,” he confesses, “that the […]

Great is the Lord!

posted by Scot McKnight

I met Ron Highfield in an airport after we had both attended a conference in Cincinnati. Ron is a theologian at Pepperdine, and I will get to speak at Pepperdine this week. But Ron has a good, a very good […]

D.B. Hart on the New Atheists

posted by Scot McKnight

A longish, I admit, clip from First Things: The principal source of my melancholy, however, is my firm conviction that today’s most obstreperous infidels lack the courage, moral intelligence, and thoughtfulness of their forefathers in faithlessness. What I find chiefly […]

Wright, Hays, and History as Apologetic (RJS)

posted by Jesus Creed Admin

This last week I (RJS – not Scot) have spent my commute listening to the audio from the Wheaton Theology Conference: Jesus, Paul and the People of God: A Theological Dialogue with N.T. Wright. This is fascinating stuff – I […]

Ask Andy 5

posted by Scot McKnight

 In this series I’m asking Andy Stanley some questions about preaching but I’m cheating when I say that: I’m reading his book (Communicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible Communication ) and generating my questions that he answers in his […]

Yep, we’re back … and it appears someone had a different view

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Our Common Prayerbook 9-10: 3

posted by Scot McKnight

Here are words, and both Psalm 9 and 10 can be read after the jump, that many feel, that many want to say, that many are afraid to say, especially in public, that the psalmist says and with eloquence and […]

Letter from a Reader: Great Question for Conversation

posted by Scot McKnight

This letter comes from a reader, and it’s a good framing of a vital way of approaching the homosexual debate in the church. The essence of it is this: if polygamy was wrong and polygamists both remained within the people […]

Foxes in Yard (not great video)

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This Fox Kit is Not Quite Tame (but close)

posted by Scot McKnight

Right over our fence in our neighbor’s yard. There are five of them, and this one walked right up to me. Cool. Click on the photo and you can see those eyes.  

Studying Revivals

posted by Scot McKnight

We are reading and blogging about James Davison Hunter’s proposals about how to change culture, and another book came our way leading me to this claim: it is as difficult to change culture as it is to manufacture a revival. […]

Teenage (Middle School) Facebook Ban

posted by Scot McKnight

What do you think? From CNN.com: (CNN) — In a move likely to earn him few Facebook friend requests from tweens, a New Jersey middle school principal is calling for parents to yank their children from all social-networking sites. Anthony Orsini […]

Preparing for Eucharist

posted by Scot McKnight

The Eucharist, whether you celebrate and participate daily, weekly, monthly or otherwise, needs to be seen as a Table instead of an Altar. The apostle Paul calls it the “Lord’s Table” in 1 Cor 10:1 and on the table food […]

Prayer for the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads […]

Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Keith Clark

posted by Scot McKnight

When we have one available, we post book reviews on Saturday Afternoon. This review is by Keith Clark. If you’d like to submit a review to us, speak up… Few texts are as pertinent as Exodus to the socio-cultural situation […]

National Day of Prayer

posted by Scot McKnight

At the Washingon Post, a controversy is brewing over government disinvitation of Franklin Graham. Here is the discussion set of questions: What do you think? National day of prayer and controversy Did the Pentagon do the right thing by disinviting […]

How do you define this term?

posted by Scot McKnight

Out of Arizona, from Clarence Dupnik, we’ve got a new word: “fornickaboobery.” It describes the new immigration law — and he doesn’t like it. It occurred through fornickaboobery. What in the world does it mean? What do you think he […]

What’s in that monkey’s mind? (Photo in search of caption)

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Arguments against PowerPoint #1

posted by Scot McKnight

I have never learned how to do PowerPoint. Not sure what you think of PowerPoint, but here’s the number one reason why not to use PowerPoint (click on it to make it larger). NYTimes has this article, from which location […]

Ireland in June

posted by Scot McKnight

Kris and I will be in Ireland — both Dublin and Belfast — this June. I’ll be speaking at Irish Bible Institute in Dublin and doing their 2010 Summer Institute. Here’s the official brochure.

Our Common Prayerbook 9-10: 2

posted by Scot McKnight

Psalms 9–10, which we are examining together, weave in and out of personal request and reflection on God’s faithful, if at God’s own timing, ways in this world.  Seemingly out of the blue the psalmist, in 9:13 to a request: […]

Chaplain at Gitmo

posted by Scot McKnight

Timothy Dalrymple interviewed a chaplain at Gitmo. The full interview can be read here, but here is one clip: What are the faith-related issues that Christian guards at Gitmo typically wrestle with?  Sailors wrestle the most with how they can […]

Jesus, the Land and Christian Thinking Today

posted by Scot McKnight

Most evangelical Christians, because they’ve been taught to think this way, simply believe that Israel’s presence in the Land today is not only a God-given promise, but there is a future eschatology tied to that presence in the Land. In […]

Book Reviews, Movie Reviews

posted by Scot McKnight

We continue to offer the opportunity to publish both book reviews (1500-3000 words, focusing on a good summary and solid evaluation; no rants) and movie reviews. We run book reviews on Saturday afternoon and movie reviews on Friday nights. Contact […]

Cross Examinations

posted by Scot McKnight

Timothy Dalrymple has built a considerable website/blog that may well rival some of the finest websites in Christian thinking today. One of his features is called Cross Examinations and here is the question for the week: “The nature and import […]

N.T. (Tom) Wright to Retire

posted by Scot McKnight

From Durham local news:   The Bishop of Durham, Dr N. T. Wright, has announced that he will be retiring from the See of Durham on August 31. Dr Wright, who will be 62 this autumn, is returning to the […]

On Changing Culture 6

posted by Scot McKnight

James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), contends that the Christian Right, the Christian Left and the Neo-Anabaptists are dwelling in an illusion […]

Glenn Beck at Liberty and America’s Civil Religion

posted by Scot McKnight

This is hard to believe, from Christianity Today: Fox News commentator Glenn Beck will deliver the commencement address at Liberty University’s May 15 graduation. “Beck is one of the few courageous voices in the national media standing up for the […]

National Student Leadership Conference

posted by Scot McKnight

I’m behind when it comes to recording thoughts on speaking engagements, so I want to return to  the fantastic time I had at the National Student Leadership Conference at Taylor. I was in a group of speakers, including Skye Jethani […]

A Question about Jennifer Knapp

posted by Scot McKnight

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 […]

Sitting, Standing, Lounging or Perching?

posted by Scot McKnight

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 […]

Drew Daniels: Love is Free

posted by Scot McKnight

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 […]

Prayer for the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

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, […]

John Stott’s Last Book

posted by Scot McKnight

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: What do you think?

posted by Scot McKnight

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 […]

Online Seminary Education

posted by Scot McKnight

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 […]

Arizona Immigration Bill

posted by Scot McKnight

Arizona has passed a bill that hopes to tighten up immigration offenses and protect the citizens of Arizona.  What do you think? We’d love to hear from the folks in Arizona. Here’s a clip from CNN.com, followed by Jim Wallis’ […]

Friday Night at the Movies: The Green Mile

posted by Scot McKnight

MOVIE REVIEW: Jesus Walked the “Green Mile” (1999) by Jeremy Berg www.jeremyberg.org And now for a throwback movie you maybe never thought of as a good Easter time tale with powerful echoes of the passion of Christ and the message […]

Comcast Digital

posted by Scot McKnight

For some reason we weren’t getting channel 53, CLTV (Chicagoland TV), about two weeks ago. Which is fine except the Cubs broadcast some of their games on CLTV. The odd thing is that we used to get CLTV and then […]

Now Brewing: Serranos

posted by Scot McKnight

One of my kind students bought me a bag of Breakfast Blend from Serranos coffee — from Colorado Springs. It’s a mixture of darker beans and lighter beans and is a good morning blend. Smooth enough for my tastes. Fulsome […]

On Changing Culture 4

posted by Scot McKnight

James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), examines the Christian Left, and he opens with a quotable line: After observing the the Christian […]

Jonathan Acuff

posted by Scot McKnight

Just in case you, Christian, are in need of the occasional light-hearted look at what Christians — and we mean mostly conservative evangelical Christians — are like, what they quibble about and what they look like to outsiders … Get […]

Image to Ponder

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Priest Statement

posted by Scot McKnight

From Edward T. Oakes, at St Alphonsus in Chicago, fully pointing his finger at the sins, taking on the media issue, but at the same time stating that the media is not doing this for the good of the Catholic […]

Missional Pizza

posted by Scot McKnight

This is a pastor friend of ours in Coburg, Oregon, and this is one of the best stories I have ever read. What other missional stories are you aware of or a part of in your neighborhood? Surprising ministry in […]

On Changing Culture 3

posted by Scot McKnight

James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), examines the Christian Right.  Two overall comments: this may be the best sketch of the popular […]

Misery Index: Reagan to Obama

posted by Scot McKnight

From CSM… What do you think this tells us?   Here’s some explanation. The blue is unemployment; the red line inflation.

Clinton on Tea Party

posted by Scot McKnight

(Note – commenting isn’t working. We hope it is fixed soon.) Bill Clinton recently weighed in on the Tea Party and is afraid of its rhetoric.  What do you think? (CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton said he sees parallels in […]

Our Common Prayerbook: Psalm 7-2

posted by Scot McKnight

David’s prayer for justice in Psalm 7 implicates himself in judgment: if “I” have been unjust, he prays, judge me. If “I” have not, then vindicate me. Notice the words of Psalm 7 (after the jump), beginning especially now in […]

Telling Our Story – The Story of Genesis (RJS)

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Last week David Opderbeck posted some thoughts on A “Historical” Adam? on the BioLogos blog Science and the Sacred. The second paragraph of his post puts forth a concern of many: My concerns are theological. Significant parts of the Christian […]

In Fifty Years?

posted by Scot McKnight

I had a conversation the other day with Skye Jethani, at Leadership Journal, and J.R. Briggs, church planting in the Hatfield, PA, and this question was asked by J.R.: Which books in the spiritual or Christian life written these days […]

The Newest PC term: “childish”

posted by Scot McKnight

From CNN.com, by a 12-yr-old author: Yep, and this is one of the better ones: to call someone “childish” is an insult, and it insults the mature child too. [Added: I was thinking that “pc” is the same as “what […]

What do you think of corporal punishment — in public schools?

posted by Scot McKnight

From the Washington Post, by Michael Birnbaum… TEMPLE, TEX. — In an era when students talk back to teachers, skip class and wear ever-more-risque clothing to school, one central Texas city has hit upon a deceptively simple solution: Bring back […]

The Original Third Way: Anabaptism

posted by Scot McKnight

In the Reformation, or after the Reformation, the Anabaptists said they were neither “Catholic nor Reformed” but where The Third Way.  Why are there so few Anabaptists today? and yet why are so many attracted to anabaptism? So, what is […]

Stone Campbell Lectures

posted by Scot McKnight

Recently I flew down to Cincinnati to Cincinnati Biblical Seminary to participate in the annual Stone-Campbell lectures. Must say this again: I contend that the Restoration Movement, or the Stone-Campbell movement, made up of the Christian Church and the Churches […]

Wedgie Award: Eugene Cho

posted by Scot McKnight

Eugene Cho, one of the world’s most honest bloggers, has earned a Wedgie Award. The Wedgie Award is given to those who make us feel … well… uncomfortable. First, he preached with his zipper down (discrete picture). But, second, Eugene […]

Systematic Baby Steps toward Love

posted by Scot McKnight

So one person characterized Miroslav Volf’s essays and speeches and books, and Volf himself says it all comes from the conviction that God is love. Which means the new collection of one America’s leading theologians, Against the Tide: Love in […]

Prayer for the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity […]

Who’s Stranded?

posted by Scot McKnight

That Iceland under-the-iceberg volcano is messing with air traffic in Europe, and I wonder who’s got some stories? Kris and I will be flying to Ireland in a few weeks so we’re watching this with a little more interest. I […]

Eats with Sinners

posted by Scot McKnight

It’s a temptation for the fired-up Christian today to read the Gospels, see that Jesus cared for lepers, and then go see if she (or he) can find some lepers. But that’s a wooden imitation instead of a living embodiment. […]

The Conjugal Condition

posted by Scot McKnight

From the NYTimes, by Tara Parker-Pope,  a new piece that nuances the old theory that married people are happier; she’s arguing that evidence suggests now that it is the quality of the relationship. In 1858, a British epidemiologist named William Farr […]

Friday Night at the Movies: How to Train Your Dragon

posted by Scot McKnight

Friday Night at the Movies: How to Train Your Dragon by Bob Robinson   In a thoroughly enjoyable, family-friendly movie, Dreamworks Animation has created a wonderfully entertaining, visually exciting movie. With How to Train Your Dragon, directors Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders provide […]

Photo in Search of a Caption

posted by Scot McKnight

If you need to see a bigger image, click on it:   HT: CB

On Changing Culture 1

posted by Scot McKnight

James Davison Hunter, in his new book, and I predict perhaps one of the more influential studies of this decade (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), says evangelicals — […]

Surprised by Hope for Groups

posted by Scot McKnight

Zondervan has taken Tom Wright’s well-received Surprised by Hope and made it usable for Study Groups. They’ve done this in two ways, and I want to pass this information on to you because so many would like to make Tom […]

Our Common Prayerbook: Psalm 6 – 2

posted by Scot McKnight

There is progress in Psalm 6 but the psalmist doesn’t spell out each step in the progress. Perhaps the psalmist has sinned; he doesn’t say so. He is opposed by enemies and they have driven David to his limit. He […]

The End of Reformed Old Testament Scholars?

posted by Scot McKnight

Michael Bird, down in Australia, is watching from afar but he gets it: there’s something going on in Old Testament scholarship among Reformed evangelicals that has many people concerned, and it’s all lit up in the news — to the […]

Jennifer Knapp, Now Out

posted by Scot McKnight

From Christianity Today, in an interview with Mark Moring: Seven years ago, while at the top of her game, Jennifer Knapp announced what seemed to many a sudden decision: She was stepping away from Christian music, taking an indefinite hiatus. […]

Our Common Prayerbook: Psalm 6

posted by Scot McKnight

David, or the psalmist if it is not David, complains about his enemies often and pleads with God to do justice and shame them. But Psalm 6 (after the jump you can find the whole psalm) opens up with the […]

David Opderbeck on That Soul-Sort Narrative

posted by Scot McKnight

David Opderbeck is known to all readers of this blog; he weighs in today on the soul-sort narrative I have done on Brian McLaren.   That Other Soul-Sort Narrative:  The Problem of People as Targets We’ve had some good and robust conversation about […]

Christian and UnChurched: Barna’s Newest

posted by Scot McKnight

From George Barna’s newest study: One of the biggest surprises to some people, however, is that a large majority of the nation’s unchurched population is drawn from the sector comprised of people who consider themselves to be Christian. In the […]

Our Common Prayerbook: Psalm 5 – 2

posted by Scot McKnight

God is faithful, the psalmist knows. Therefore he approaches YHWH on behalf of himself and against his enemies who are full of slander and lies. The psalmist is convinced he is right and they are wrong; he’s convinced God is […]

Were Confederate Soldiers Terrorists?

posted by Scot McKnight

So argues Roland Martin, of CNN.com. [Roland needs to define “terrorist.” It appears to me that he’s defined “terrorist” as anyone who fights for an unjustifiable cause. I don’t support, however, Virginia’s governor in this celebration.] Based on the hundreds […]

Our Common Prayerbook: Psalm 5

posted by Scot McKnight

Again, the psalmist (here David according to the heading) barges into the presence of God and demands attention, consideration, and an ear. Why? Because YHWH is the psalmist’s king and God and the one to whom David pleads.  What strikes […]

That Soul-Sort Narrative 3

posted by Scot McKnight

We are looking at Brian McLaren’s soul-sort narrative. I have, in two previous posts, sketched Brian’s soul-sort narrative, which I contend is not the conventional Christian’s narrative, and I have sketched the Christian conventional narrative and also suggested that the […]

Advising Atheists (Loser Letters) 9

posted by Scot McKnight

What about guilt? The last and parting letter in Mary Eberstadt’s new book, The Loser Letters , examines this question. Why do we feel guilty? The story of her satire about A.F. Christian (A Former Christian who converts to atheism) comes to this question […]

Hebrews, a commentary

posted by Scot McKnight

Hebrews does not appear to be high on the list of “favorite books in the Bible” for that many today, but anyone who has spent solid hours poring over the pages of this NT book will know that Hebrews is […]

Prayer of the Week

posted by Scot McKnight

Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ’s Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; […]

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