Evangelism’s Code of Conduct

On Thursday, the Chicago Tribune featured an article about the World Council of Churches and the Vatican teaming up to establish a code of conduct for Evangelism. Now I can’t say that when the WCC and the Vatican link arms, that I’m necessarily gonna be right there with them. And it could be that the […]

Evangelism's Code of Conduct

On Thursday, the Chicago Tribune featured an article about the World Council of Churches and the Vatican teaming up to establish a code of conduct for Evangelism. Now I can’t say that when the WCC and the Vatican link arms, that I’m necessarily gonna be right there with them. And it could be that the […]

A Study in Contrasts

John the revelatorJacob the liar Isaiah the oratorMoses the stutterer David the heroPaul the terrorist Ruth the widowSolomon the polygamist Nicodemus the statesmanMary Magdelene the outcast Job the philanthropistJoseph (NT) the peasant Mary the virginRahab the prostitute Joshua the warriorJonah the deserter Samuel the youngSarah the old Daniel the influentialJabez the obscure Abraham the faithfulBathsheba […]

Let Jesus be Jesus to you

I was reading Scot McKnight’s blog, Jesus Creed, and I think he said something really beautiful for those who spend a lot of time in ministry. I’m going to put it in my own words. Those of us in the ministry tend to always think of ourselves as having a responsibility to be Jesus to […]

Freedom Isn’t Free…dom?

I can’t believe I’m actually going to write a post complaining about the ultra-obnoxious 1990s WWJD hysteria. But I ran across a published statement by a minister recently that brought it up again in my throat like so much, well… you know. The assertion went like this: “The freedom you enjoy is encased in the […]

Freedom Isn't Free…dom?

I can’t believe I’m actually going to write a post complaining about the ultra-obnoxious 1990s WWJD hysteria. But I ran across a published statement by a minister recently that brought it up again in my throat like so much, well… you know. The assertion went like this: “The freedom you enjoy is encased in the […]