Archives for May 7, 2013 @ 18:42

What do you think of Disqus?

Patheos has now installed Disqus commenting onto the Jesus Creed blog, we’ve had a full day using it, and so I’m wondering what you think of the Disqus commenting system: What do you like? What do you dislike? [Read more…]

Time Wasters

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Can you grow out of a local church?

Michelle van Loon’s survey of 40+ leavers of churches includes the claim that some have outgrown what their local church offered. Is it possible to spiritually “outgrow” a local congregation? It is not only possible, it happens more often than you’d think. One trend I saw in my poll of those over 40 was that a notable [Read More…]

It Goes Deeper (RJS)

There is an excellent article in the March edition of Christianity Today: Bigger Than We Think by David Wilkinson that describes how the Christian doctrine of creation goes far deeper that just explaining how the world began. It goes far deeper than explaining the origin of life or the origin of the diversity of life. [Read More…]

Reading the Bible with Jesus-Glasses

Isaiah 7:14 announces that a “young woman” will give birth to a child, a promise that God will be faithful and there will be a next generation. Fair enough. Matthew 1:23 says a “virgin will give birth to a child” and while this might suggest to some readers that God remains faithful, there’s some far [Read More…]