Archives for March 2012

How Scot McKnight fell in love with the Gospels (Paul or Jesus?)

From Christianity Today: I grew up with, on, through, and in the apostle Paul. His letters were the heart of our Bible. From the time I began paying attention to my pastor’s sermons, I can only recall sermons on 1 Corinthians—the whole book verse by verse, week by week—and Ephesians. I don’t recall a series [Read More…]

When Health Care Reform has a Face and a Name

*Note: This is a repost from August of 2010. It’s relevance shines in light of the Supreme Court hearings happening this week to judge the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Isaiah the prophet sees God’s ultimate dream for health care when the new creation is completed: “No more shall there [Read More…]

Hero of War: “Rise Against” Violence or Lose Your Humanity

Many of us dream of becoming a hero. To be the one who saves the day. To know what it is to find victory for the sake of the distressed. This quest leads people in all sorts of interesting directions. As a husband, I want to be the man who rescues my wife. I want [Read More…]

Pat Robertson: Peyton Manning, Broncos Would Be Served Right By Injury After Tim Tebow Trade

FROM THE HUFFINGTON POST: “I think the Denver Broncos treated him shabbily,” he said recently on “The 700 Club.” “He won seven games, he brought them into the playoffs, for heaven sakes. I mean, they were a nothing team. He rallied them together with spectacular last-minute passes and, you know, when they beat Buffalo — [Read More…]