A Holy Journey, John Bunyan’s classic

I have a study of John Bunyan’s classic, Pilgrim’s Progress, now online with Covenant Companion. You can see it here. [Read more...]

Pagitt on Preaching 1

This is the first in a series of posts by Brad Boydston and me on Doug Pagitt’s new book, Preaching Re-imagined. We will be posting these on both Brad’s site and this site, so you can go to either to read them. [Read more...]

Emergence and Scripture

It is only 2005 and I am willing to stick my neck out and announce the best book on Scripture for the new century. Kevin Vanhoozer, The Drama of Doctrine, has captured the modern discussions about propositionalist, expressivist, and the cultural-linguistic models of Scripture and community and tradition, and has deftly tied them into a [Read More...]

Kingdom Resource

A good book for understanding a Kingdom perspective on “gospel,” is R.J. Sider, Good News and Good Works: A Theology for the Whole Gospel (Baker, 1993). Followed by Churches that Make a Difference. [Read more...]

Kingdom Resource

A good book for understanding a Kingdom perspective on “gospel,” is R.J. Sider, Good News and Good Works: A Theology for the Whole Gospel (Baker, 1993). Followed by Churches that Make a Difference. [Read more...]

Has Carson been fair?

Check this post out on whether or not Carson has been fair to Frei and Lindbeck. Should make for a good discussion on Harbinger. [Read more...]

Conspiracy of Grace

Just finished a book many of you probably have already read, Michael Yaconelli’s Messy Spirituality. Very much along the line of Yancey’s What’s So Amazing about Grace?, Yaconelli’s book is disarmingly honest and filled with stories that ring true about the presence of grace. Here’s a central theme in a quotation: Spirituality isn’t about being [Read More...]

Searching for the Place called “Over”?

In thinking through what it means to be “missional,” and in reading some stuff about it, I came across John Burke’s No Perfect People Allowed and blogged about it already. But, a book that tells the story of what is often called the liminal is a good read for many of us. Liminal refers to [Read More...]

If Grace is True

In their 2004 book, If Grace is True, Philip Gulley and James Mulholland make a case for universalism and this is their essential creedal contention: I believe — on the basis of their experiences;God — who is the gracious, loving Father Jesus revealed;will — this is what this God wants;save — ultimately, finally, perfect;every person [Read More...]

If Grace is True

In their 2004 book, If Grace is True, Philip Gulley and James Mulholland make a case for universalism and this is their essential creedal contention: I believe — on the basis of their experiences;God — who is the gracious, loving Father Jesus revealed;will — this is what this God wants;save — ultimately, finally, perfect;every person [Read More...]


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