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Transients In The Empire

In our series on the patristic writings, we return to 2 Clement. Our series uses for its text Michael Holmes, The Apostolic Fathers. What’s 2 Clement about? It’s an exhortation to faithfulness to the way of Christ in the face of threats like gnosticism, false teachers and rebellion against leaders. I reads like a sermon. He […]



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Finishing Well With Clement

We continue our series on the apostolic fathers as look into 1 Clement 62-65. 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 62-65 he turns to the factions and fractions in Corinth with some […]



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On Changing One’s Mind to a Christocentric Theology

By T In our first post of this series, we began our look at a “new but not entirely novel” development in Christian theology, pointed out by fellow Patheos blogger and scholar Roger Olson, that Jesus is the perfect revelation of the character of God . . . traced out to its logical conclusion and […]



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Pastor Clement

We continue our series on the apostolic fathers as look into 1 Clement 59-61. 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 56-58 he turns to the factions and fractions in Corinth with some […]



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Miracles: Yes? No?

I begin a new series on miracles, focusing on Luke Timothy Johnson’s new book  Miracles: God’s Presence and Power in Creation. Yes or Almost No or No? That’s the theme of the first chapter. Yes Everything in Christianity hangs on the miraculous: no God, no act of God in reality, no resurrection, no miracles by […]



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Parenting Advice from Chip and Joanna Gaines

Since their reality television series Fixer Upper debuted on HGTV in 2013, Chip and Joanna Gaines have gained thousands of fans across the country for their design skills and emphasis on family. With the Gaines expanding their crew to five children this year, The Cheat Sheet compiled the best parenting advice from Chip and Joanna Gaines.



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Miracles, One More Time

I will begin a new series on miracles, and we will focus our conversation by reading Luke Timothy Johnson’s new book — one that will not satisfy everyone but it will provoke conversations aplenty. It’s called Miracles: God’s Presence and Power in Creation. It’s in the acclaimed series from WJKP called Interpretation: Resources for the Use […]



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When Leaders Fail

We continue our series on the apostolic fathers as look into 1 Clement 56–58. 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 56-58 he turns to the factions and fractions in Corinth with some […]



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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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What Every Parent Needs to Know about Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why

Despite a storm of criticism, Netflix is preparing for a third season of the popular series 13 Reasons Why to be released sometime in 2019. “I really feel in my heart with all my soul that that show contributed to her passing,” said Joseph Bright, whose daughter Anna committed suicide two weeks after binge-watching the first season in one weekend.



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