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The Gospel: Antidote To Misogyny?

By Dorothy Greco Dorothy Littell Greco writes about marriage, parenting, leadership, and the intersection of faith and contemporary culture for Christianity Today, Relevant Magazine, Start Marriage Right, and many other publications. She is a member of Redbud Writers Guild. Dorothy has also worked as a professional photographer for more than thirty years. She and her husband […]



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The Gospel: Antidote To Misogyny?


Everything You Need To Know About The New Perspective in 30 Minutes

Everything You Need to Know About the New Perspective in 30 Minutes(Rebroadcast) – KR 101 Want to ask Scot a question for the next podcast? Record your question here >> www.patheos.com/blogs/jesuscreed/…r-your-questions/ Have you ever wondered how the new perspective came to be and the implications it has for the Church? In this episode, Dr. Scot McKnight tackles […]



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Everything You Need To Know About The New Perspective in 30 Minutes


James Bryan Smith on Kingdom Roots

We all have ideas that we tell ourselves about God and how he works in our lives. Some are true–but many are false. James Bryan Smith and Scot talk about how these thoughts determine not only who we are, but how we live. The path to spiritual transformation begins with the right thoughts about God. […]



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James Bryan Smith on Kingdom Roots


The Other Reason Tithing Matters

By Mike Glenn Most of us, ministers and lay people alike, are uncomfortable talking about money in the church. Pastors are always sensitive to sounding like television evangelists and the members think it’s just nobody’s business what they give – or don’t give – to the church. Occasionally, there will be a gift so large […]



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The Other Reason Tithing Matters


Another Angle on “Popularizer”

JS sends me a link to a post talking about the problem of academic accusing other academics of being a popularizer. A few thoughts after his fine post. If you are an academic, one of the worst things you can be called is a “popularizer.” It means you are not a serious scholar, even if […]



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Another Angle on “Popularizer”


Why Care? (RJS)

Why should we care about the church fathers? After all, they lived a long time ago; they weren’t inspired; they had limited knowledge and perspective when it came to ancient history. Craig Allert, in his new book Early Christian Readings of Genesis One, opens by considering this question. There are several good reasons for us […]



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Why Care? (RJS)


For the Commonwealth Of God

Today’s post about the patristics is about 1 Clement 54-55. Our series uses for its text Michael Holmes, The Apostolic Fathers. 1 Clement is from a leader in Rome to the leaders and people of Corinth, and in chps 54-55 he addresses taking blame for the common good. The appeal is to being “noble” and […]



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For the Commonwealth Of God


Weekly Meanderings, 21 July 2018

Hello from Denmark! More to worry about before one needs to worry about it? Yes. Last year, Katie Burns got a phone call that shows what can happen in medicine when information runs ahead of knowledge. Burns learned that a genetic test of her fetus had turned up an abnormality. It appeared in a gene […]



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Weekly Meanderings, 21 July 2018


Willow: Why The Women Went Public?

The two narratives, as I described here, that shaped everything about Bill Hybels and the women accusers were these: Willow’s narrative was that Bill was innocent of all charges, the women were liars and those acting were colluding to tarnish Bill’s reputation before his retirement. The Women’s narrative is that Bill crossed lines morally and […]



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Willow: Why The Women Went Public?


Half Free

By Mike Glenn The old preachers tell a story about a little boy who heard the circus was coming to town. He begged and begged his parents to allow him to go and see the circus. Finally, his parents relented, gave the little boy the dollar needed for the ticket and told him to come […]



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Half Free