July 4, 2015

The Jesus Shaped Question: Are Christians Like Jesus?

Expect to see a lot of posts in this category. (ESV) Philippians 3:7 But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. 8 Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ … [Continue reading...]

Jesus Shaped Spirituality 1

Jesus Shaped Spirituality 1. May 4, 2008. (An audience of high schoolers from all over the world, many not Christians.) … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #95

Thoughts on Jesus-shaped spirituality; Sara Groves and the new evangelical compassion ministries; thoughts on the "Union with Christ" thread. Steve Brown, Etc. Cornerstone Festival 2008 Sara Groves You all need to buy "The … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 05:03:08: The Night of Weeping and A Jesus Shaped Spirituality

BHT fellow and Harry Potter blogger Travis Pinzi eloquently pens his take on a Jesus-centered spirituality in this meditation on a wonderful verse from The Church's One Foundation.Though with a scornful wonder, men see her sore … [Continue reading...]

The Little Red Book

Only Scriptural Baptist churches can make a legitimate claim to an unbroken succession back to the time of Christ and the apostles. Christ only built one kind of church and that church is described in detail in the New Testament. … [Continue reading...]

Open Thread: Union with Christ/Real Presence of Christ

UPDATE: I'm still holding firm on the indulgence granted to those who want to convert me to their version of Christianity, but let me say two things: 1) The thread is a discussion of a question, not a discussion of my errant views … [Continue reading...]

Noted: Mark Driscoll on “The Shack”

UPDATE: A lurker suggests that Driscoll or his researcher were reading Challies' post on The Shack. Decide for yourself. Just one note: Driscoll seems unaware of the book's opening chapters and the dilemma that lies at the … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Reduced to Jesus

I'd forgotten about this one. Really, this is so very much what I have to say to anyone about the whole business of being a Christian. I couldn't write anything today more on target with my journey to a Jesus-Shaped … [Continue reading...]

Shack Attack!!

This post is my opinion, and your opinion is welcome in the comments if you can talk about The Shack instead of talking about what a jerk I am. I WELCOME differing opinions in regard to the book. Reading it and making up your own … [Continue reading...]

Recomendations: The God Journey Podcast

Following the trail of influences from William P. Young's much maligned book The Shack (a book that's earned all the right enemies to be commended strongly to all readers of this blog,) I discovered The God Journey … [Continue reading...]