Archives for May 16, 2014 @ 9:53

Mimi Haddad: It’s a Bait and Switch!

CBE: Many thanks to David Cramer for his blog, posted earlier this week, commending John Piper’s advocacy for the education and the safe return of 276 Nigerian females. Cramer applauds Piper for declaring Christian discipleship gender inclusive, compelling Christians to educate both male and female, based not on the contested passages related to authority (such as 1 Timothy 2:11-15 or 1 [Read More…]

Jesus Gave People Mind Cramps (by John Frye)

Jesus’ Way with Words Jesus did not shy away from giving people mind cramps.  Jesus was not afraid of being misunderstood.  While living in our reality, he spoke from a different realm altogether.  Immersed in that realm, he brought deepened meanings to ordinary words.  One of the most important dimensions of pastoral ministry is helping [Read More…]

Is the “Social Gospel” Worth Preaching? (Jackson Wu)

Jackson Wu teaches theology and missiology for Chinese pastors. He blogs at www. Wu has also written Saving God’s Face: A Chinese Contextualization of Salvation through Honor and Shame (2013). Follow him on Twitter by clicking here. A “Social Gospel” Worth Preaching In Christian Political Witness, how might McKnight and Gombis’ chapters practically shape the church’s ministry? (For [Read More…]