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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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Gone to Knoxville

I will be eating at the Peddler, visiting Smokey the Bear at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and watching Alabama make some history at Neyland Stadium. I’m taking my laptop but won’t be very active in the comments. See … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Introduction; Millennial Theories

I’m a Scot McKnight fan, and I’ve just received a copy of his latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. (I had to pay for mine.) And it’s some kind of big deal. I … Continue reading

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Bible Software: A Comparison, Part 2

Smartphone features Both Logos and Accordance provide a free iPhone application that connects to your software package. Again, Accordance has the superior interface, making it easy to download translations, commentaries, and other resources to your phone. Greek word studies are easy on … Continue reading

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Bible Software: A Comparison, Part 1

Christmas is not far away, and so I figure it’s time to offer a few recommendations regarding Bible software programs. What would possibly make for a better Christmas present? I am very fortunate to have a copy of each of the four … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 11:2-16 (Wrapping Up; Spiritual Leadership), Part 8

Wrapping Up We are talking about veils, you know, so “wrapping up” just kinda made sense. Right? So one interpretation of this and a few other passages is that “head” refers to the “spiritual leadership” of men in the church. Fifty … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 11:2-16 (A Translation), Part 7

So let’s take a stab at a fresh translation in light of what we’ve considered. (1Co 11:3-16 ESV)  3 But I want you to understand that the head of every [husband] is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 11:2-16 (God; Christ; Husband; Wife), Part 6

(Eph 5:22 ESV) 22 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.  As Paul explains in Ephesians 5, the wife’s obligation to her husband does not mean the husband has no reciprocal obligation. Rather, while Paul finds the … Continue reading

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