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The Future of the Progressive Churches of Christ — Is There a Third Way?

A friend of mine from high school popped up here at One In Jesus the other day asking what this “progressive Church of Christ” thing might be. He’s from another Christian tribe. And it’s kinda hard to explain. I jotted … Continue reading

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Josh Graves on Reading the Bible (and Being Read by the Bible)

Over at Jesus Creed, Josh Graves recently posted on four common views on how to read the Bible. It’s an excellent post, and you should follow the link to read it in its entirety. He finds four common views: VIEW #1: FUNDAMENTALIST … Continue reading

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Searching for a biblical Bible correspondence course

I’ve had some readers contact me privately, requesting a Bible correspondence course. These have been great evangelistic tools over the years, but every one I can find on the Internet is too legalistic for me to recommend. They seem targeted … Continue reading

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 6

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. Atonement for this world Moreover, Gorman argues that the new covenant provides … Continue reading

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Atonement: An Orthodox Perspective

Brought to my attention by a reader, and well worth a listen, all the way through.

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 5

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. A community covenant Gorman thus concludes, The purpose of Jesus’ death was … Continue reading

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 4

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. Deuteronomy 30:6 Another path that Gorman might have traveled down is the … Continue reading

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U2′s “Songs of Innocence”

Exclusively through iTunes — but they’re for free. Just out!

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 3

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. The Lord’s Supper The accounts of Jesus’ institution of the Lord’s Supper … Continue reading

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Atonement: The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Part 2

We are continue to reflect on Michael J. Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. Transformation — another missing element Gorman cites several New Testament texts that … Continue reading

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