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Post Up at Wineskins

My post Reflecting on “The Future of Churches of Christ: Table & Baptism” is up at Wineskins. It fits well with the 1 Corinthians 11 materials on communion. You might want to take a look.

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1 Corinthians 11:22-26 (the Supper of the Lord)

(1Co 11:22 ESV) 22 What! Do you not have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I commend you in … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 11:17-21 (The Love Feast and the Wedding Banquet of the Lamb)

Abusing the Lord’s Supper (1Co 11:17-19 ESV) 17 But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse.  18 For, in the first place, when you … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Discipleship

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. Discipleship Scot next urges us to an ever-deepening discipleship (which he doesn’t quite define). He urges three practices: * First, preach from the entire … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Conversion

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. Conversion Now, the A-B-A’ way of telling the scriptures’ story has certain implications. For example, if the plan is for God to be king, … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: The Bible in Two Stories

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. Scot points out that both the local church and academia have learned — finally — to read the Bible as story. One such story … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Social Justice

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. Changing culture Scot challenges the Pleaded Pants and Skinny Jeans assumption that Christians should be about changing the culture of the world as Kingdom … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Pleated Pants

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. In contrast to the Skinny Jeans kingdom approach, Scot speaks of the Pleated Pants theorizing of academia. A little more completely, [the Pleated Pants … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Skinny Jeans

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. In the last post, we considered the various Millennial theories. In contemporary evangelical discussions, however, the idea of “kingdom” has been discussed in very different … Continue reading

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The Denomination Blues, by Buddy Greene

Heard this on the way to Knoxville and couldn’t resist posting.

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