Zealotry 2

Zealotry is the choice to protect holiness by living beyond what the Bible says, and it finds in that zeal a source of immunity from being wrong. I contend that zealotry reflects an absence of trust in God’s Word. Its motivation is the fear of freedom. Its environment is inevitable: judgmentalism and boundary-marking that together destroy in different ways the unity [Read More...]

What is Love? (Jonathan Storment)

What Is Love? Some of the most poetic words ever written about love didn’t come from a wedding or romantic story, they came from a heated church argument. I have done a lot of weddings in my life, and often I am asked to incorporate the beautiful words of Paul in I Corinthians 13.  Love [Read More...]

Sharing God’s Love: The Leach Family

By Tara Beth Leach. Before Jeff and I had children, we knew (we thought we knew) exactly how we should raise our children.  We were that young couple in the store that would observe other children and whisper to one another, “when we have kids we will never allow them to do that!”  We had [Read More...]

Sharing God’s Love: A Mom’s Story (Leslie)

I am a mom to four boys ranging in age from three years to eight years.  A normal day with them can include wrestling matches over who owns the Legos and sweet moments where they actually put someone else’s needs first.  Sometimes I feel like I am a referee, but instead of getting caught up [Read More...]

A Teacher’s Story (by Cheryl Arnold)

As many of you know, my daughter, Laura, and I published a book together late last year – Sharing God’s Love: The Jesus Creed for Children. It is our hope that the children’s version of The Jesus Creed will assist parents, teachers, grandparents, aunts and uncles, as they guide children into loving God and loving others in practical ways, [Read More...]

St Johns Lutheran Bloomington

More than ten years ago I wrote The Jesus Creed: Loving God, Loving Others. Then along followed 40 Days Living the Jesus Creed, which extended the Jesus Creed into other portions of the New Testament, then came a DVD and then The Jesus Creed for Students and then Sharing God’s Love. The idea of the Jesus Creed — Jesus [Read More...]

Marks of Love (Brad Strait and SMcK)

A Discussion with Scot McKnight   Below is an online interview/dialogue on spiritual growth I [Brad Strait] had with Dr. Scot McKnight, a New Testament Professor at Northern Seminary and the author of Christianity Today’s Book of the Year, The Jesus Creed. This dialectic is offered both here and on Scot’s blog on Patheos.com) Brad: In Genesis 28, [Read More...]

Jesus Creed Interview with Brad Strait

The Cost of Loving God and Loving Others (The Jesus Creed) A Discussion with Scot McKnight     Below is an online interview/dialogue on spiritual growth I have been having with Dr. Scot McKnight, a New Testament Professor at Northern Seminary (http://www.seminary.edu/) and the author of Christianity Today’s Book of the Year, The Jesus Creed. This dialectic [Read More...]

Interview with Brad Strait: Finding a New Start

Finding a New Start A Discussion with Scot McKnight    Below is an online interview/dialogue on spiritual growth I had with Dr. Scot McKnight, a New Testament Professor at Northern Seminary and the  author of Christianity Today’s Book of the Year, The Jesus Creed. This dialectic is offered both here and on Scot’s blog on Patheos.com) Brad: Honestly, I think many [Read More...]

Dialogue with Brad Strait, Cherry Creek Presbyterian

Spiritual Formation and the Jesus Creed An Online Dialogue between Dr. Scot McKnight (New Testament Professor @nseminary and author of The Jesus Creed) and Dr. Brad Strait (Senior Pastor at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church) Brad: This past Sunday, our church in Denver  began what we are calling “Read the Creed.” This is a seven week, all church study [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X