Legalism, License, Lordship, and Liberty

April 5, 2011

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***Prelude: This blog post is an introduction to a subject; it is not a complete statement. The book delves deeper.*** When my editor read the pre-publication manuscript of Revise Us Again, he told me that the chapter called “The Three Gospels” had a huge impact on him. “History,” Martin Luther said, “is like a drunk […]

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Jesus in a Dilemma

March 31, 2011

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The following is an excerpt from REVISE US AGAIN — There’s a great deal of emphasis today on being like Christ. This is commonly tied into and even defined as “discipleship.” The way to be like Christ, it is taught, is by imitating His behavior. I believe that this emphasis is correct. But it’s not complete. […]

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A Vanishing God

March 29, 2011

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Jesus often comes to us in unexpected ways and unexpected means. Think about how He came to Earth. For centuries, Israel had waited for a political Messiah. They expected Him to lead a rebellion and free Israel from Roman oppression. But how did the Messiah make His entrance? He came in a way that made […]

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My Books on Kindle

March 29, 2011

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Many of you have asked if my books are on Kindle. The answer is yes. Click the titles below, and you’ll be brought to the Kindle versions on discount: Revise Us Again on Kindle (coming soon) Jesus Manifesto on Kindle Finding Organic Church on Kindle From Eternity to Here on Kindle Reimagining Church on Kindle […]

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My New Book Release: REVISE US AGAIN

March 27, 2011

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I’m happy to announce that my new book REVISE US AGAIN: Living from a Renewed Christian Script is now available. This book was born on the anvil of three decades of spiritual experiences, struggles, observations, suffering, failures, questions, reflections, and the insights that are born from each. As such, it contains both light and shade.  […]

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Glancing or Gazing?

March 25, 2011

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“I don’t gaze at men and glance at Jesus. I gaze at Jesus and glance at men.” ~ E. Stanley Jones  

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Blogging Through Bonhoeffer: Part IX

March 25, 2011

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The rest of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, Volumes 7 to 16, are made up of personal letters that he wrote, sermons, meditations, essays, diary entries, a novel, and lectures spanning from his early life to his last days in prison. These are all fascinating works and give us great insight into DB’s thinking and life. Of […]

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