Archives for Nov 30, 2012 @ 12:50

Tat Man QB

See this? Colin Kaepernick, the astounding young QB for the 49ers, is now being criticized for having so many tats on his arms — and they’re mostly Bible verses! 2:15AM EST November 30. 2012 – MODESTO, Calif. — Colin Kaepernick is the new starting quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers thanks to a blend of athleticism [Read More…]

Peanut Butter

A friend of mine, now about seventy, has had peanut butter sandwiches for lunch for his entire adult life. Many of us — only rarely do I — have peanut butter on toast for breakfast. Yet, many Europeans give a bit “eeeewwww” when they hear of this good ol’ American custom. How about you? Peanut [Read More…]

From the Shepherd’s Nook: Review of John Ortberg

Again, the Friday Shepherd’s Nook column is by John Frye. I am using John Ortberg’s latest book, Who Is This Man?: The Unpredictable Impact of the Inescapable Jesus (Zondervan: 2012) for our adult Sunday School class. The class is a mixture of adult singles and younger and older couples. A reaction I got from an [Read More…]

NT Wright’s “Worldview-Story” as Biblical Theology

In a spectrum from history to systematic theology, where does someone like NT Wright fit? Is he closer to the history or the systematics end? Edward Klink III and Darian Lockett, in their fine new book, Understanding Biblical Theology, put Wright smack-dab in the middle of the two, but they put D.A. Carson’s history of redemption [Read More…]