Archives for Mar 17, 2010 @ 14:36

John Ortberg’s Newest Book

It’s an odd experience to be reading three books on the Christian life at once, and what makes the experience oddest is that the books couldn’t be more different. I’m focusing here on John Ortberg’s new book, The Me I Want to Be: Becoming God’s Best Version of You , but I’ve been reading John’s [Read More…]

What Pastors Believe (and don’t believe)

The Washington Post has a fascinating question and discussion going on, and I want to import their questions to this site and carry on the discussion here, and if you have the time, read the report by Daniel Dennett and Linda LaScola. Here are the questions: What should pastors do if they no longer hold [Read More…]

Views Correlate

One’s view of women says what one’s view of men is; one’s view of men says what one’s view of women is. If you think of women as the temptress, you think of men as seduced. Carolyn Custis James has a great post about this, and I’d like to carry her post to this site: [Read More…]

Eugene Peterson: Practice Resurrection 7

Eugene Peterson, in his new book, Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ  explores Paul and the saints in Ephesians 1:15-23. He’s got a good realistic section on the meaning of “saint,” which is something God has done to us and not a level we have achieved (though we more or less use it the [Read More…]