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Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

Prayer for the Third Sunday of Easter

O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread: Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

Links Roundup (04/08/16): Is America a Christian nation? (Thomas Kidd) Is Ted Cruz a Dominionist? Accordance, Joel Watts o Orthodoxy, and more

Here’s some reading for your weekend: A team of German archeologists (one of whom was apparently Jewish) found the Star of David carved on a Roman temple in Egypt (twice!) and an Egyptian of...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

P. T. Forsyth on preaching as “the most distinctive institution in Christianity”

Please note that I have added the paragraph breaks to make it easier to read. This was all one paragraph in the original. Preaching (I have said), is the most distinctive institution in Chri...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

Weekly Links Roundup (04/08/16): Is America a Christian nation? Is Ted Cruz a Dominionist? Accordance, Joel Watts, Thomas Kidd, and more

Here’s some reading for your weekend: A team of German archeologists (one of whom was apparently Jewish) found the Star of David carved on a Roman temple in Egypt (twice!) and an Egyptian of...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

Brill Publishers to Launch Reference Work ‘Textual History of the Bible’

From their press release: Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has launched a groundbreaking Major Reference Work for the study of textual history of the Jewish Bible and the Christ...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

Christ’s Church is more than you and bigger than your wants

I ran into a former church member a while back. (Maybe I should be honest and say “disgruntled former church member.”) They recited a litany of things they had “heard” about our church. It w...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

Prayer for the Second Sunday of Easter

Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ’s Body may show for...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

Report on International Conference for the New Testament Textual Criticism

Here is a report on the International Conference for the New Testament Textual Criticism which was apparently the first of its kind to be held in Greece. The theme was New Testament Textual ...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

A Prayer for Easter

O God, who for our redemption didst give thine only-begotten Son to the death of the cross, and by his glorious resurrection hast delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die...
Pastor-Theologian · 1Y ago

Weekly Roundup (02/26/16): Prosperity Gospel and more

Here are some stories I found interesting this week, in no particular order (note that links will open in a  new tab): On Dying and Reckoning with the Prosperity Gospel: How church historian...