Wheaton Conference, March 18-19

There are plenty of ideas swirling around about the relationship of evangelicals to orthodoxy and the early church, and so I am looking forward to this conference. (Here for link to registration.) 9:30-10:30 AM Registration 10:30-11:30 AM Plenary Address: Christopher A. Hall, Evangelical Inattentiveness to Ancient Voices: an Overview, Explanation, and Proposal. 11:30-1:00 PM Lunch 1:00-2:00 [Read More...]

After You Believe: Announcement

Beginning next week, I will begin a series on Tom Wright’s new book, After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters , and hope you can get the book and read along with us. This book is about Christian virtue and why it matters. [Read more...]

Driscoll, the Chickified Male, and the Masculine Image

The following clip comes from an informed blog by Richard Beck, a professor of psychology at Abilene Christian University. (You might want to go to the blog to read the whole post.) He examines Mark Driscoll’s male images and … well, I’ve clipped some concluding material.  What do you think? Are we so polarized about [Read More...]

Eugene Peterson: Practice Resurrection 4

Eugene Peterson relentlessly chases an important idea in the opening part of his new book, Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ . That idea is the need to strip ourselves of the romantic, it’s-going-to-be-utopia versions of the church, and he makes it clear that you won’t find that perfection in those early churches either. [Read More...]


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