Jesus Creed
August 2009 Archives

I don’t know about you, but I like to study in my own library, which happens to be in the basement. Here is Kris working on the computer in my library … books galore and quiet in abundance and homemade …Read More

We turn now to Acts 4 in our quest to read the Book of Acts together as we probe the missional theology of this early Christian witness to what God was doing — through the apostles — and through the …Read More

Leszek Kolakowski, a Polish philosopher who weakened Marxism’s grip on Eastern Europe, recently died. Few, I suspect, knew who he was. I consider myself fortunate to have read some of Kolakowski, one book being his scintillating sketch of the history …Read More

In John Walton’s (professor at Wheaton) new book, The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate, we have yet another proposition to discuss: The difference between origin accounts in science and Scripture is metaphysical in nature. …Read More

We are concerned about 20somethings, or iGens, and this blog is devoted to discussions that can help with ministry to 20somethings. I am excited about two recent books I’ve read. So, in about a week we will begin discussions about …Read More

Here’s Aksel inside watching the grass being mown … I was told he was much more interested in the lawn mower than the one pushing the lawn mower. The mower was his grandpa.

Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion; nourish us with all goodness; and bring forth in us the fruit …Read More

The Origins Project update: Festival in July 2010 and our Listening Tour. The lesson here is that you’ve got to make your order very clear before you get in the chair. The lesson here is don’t believe in that view …Read More

The new Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard is now available. What do you think of Snow Leopard? We’ll be getting a few of these for the family.

I’ve been reading Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s magisterial, moving Life Together and Prayerbook of the Bible (Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works). It is, so I think, his best book. No need, however, to debate what is neither provable nor non-falsifiable. What is worth discussing …Read More