Archives for Mar 12, 2009 @ 15:09

The Future of Christian Eschatology 4

Continued from yesterday. Our second point: Jesus said that all these things would occur before that time. Let me set this comment in context. In Matt 23:36 Jesus said to his followers this: “Amen, I say to you, all these things will come about upon this generation” – and he is speaking of the avenging [Read More…]

A Brother’s Wisdom 16

James looks into the eyes and hearts of the oppressed and poor messianists, now scattered from home and facing oppression at the hands of the rich — the odds are against them. He looks at them and tells the to keep their heads up because God is good and God will make things right SomeDay. [Read More…]

Youth Ministry and Narrative Intelligence: Chris Folmsbee

As announced last week, Chris Folmsbee will blog at Jesus Creed about youth ministry. I’m keen that we develop more sensitivity to youth ministries and ministers, and Chris is at the cutting edge of what is going on. The more I thought about the conversations surrounding last weeks post on re-thinking mission in youth ministry, [Read More…]

Behind the Scenes (by PW)

In the HBO series “John Adams,” Adams calls Abigail, his wife, My Friend. He says she was his number one ballast; she was his advisor; and friend. What one word best describes your relationship to your ministry spouse? What one word would your ministry spouse use to describe your relationship? Scot McKnight’s response: when it [Read More…]

The Least of These

These words are in red in most of our Bibles because they are from Jesus: 37 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe [Read More…]