Jul 22 2014

Mitchell Lewis: A Covenant Model for Atonement

This cup is the New Covenant in my blood. In First Things, Peter Leithart reviews Michael Gorman’s The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant. Gorman proposes a “covenant model” of the atonement (in contrast with substitutionary … Continue reading

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Jul 22 2014

Sunday's Child: Reflection on readings for July 22

I love you, O Lord, my strength.The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer,my God, my rock in whom I take refuge,my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised,so shall I be saved from m…

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Jul 22 2014

Hopeful: In This Dark

Upon Psalm 17          In This Dark In this dark, we are afraid and we grieve; we feel alone and we are lost. Children die in paths to prosperity, passengers perish in civilian planes, and homeless friends hunger. There is … Continue reading

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Jul 22 2014

This Day With God: Hope in You Lord

John explains in his vision that smoke fills the Temple in Revelation 5:7. The Temple expresses the very nature of God who is our hope. Like an anchor to help us hold course until the storm subsides or a candle … Continue reading

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Jul 22 2014

Allan R. Bevere: Liberals, Conservatives, and Progressives, Oh My! #3: A Third Way

My thoughts in this blogpost can be heard in an interview I did with Rev. Drew McIntyre, who blogs at Via Media Methodists. I thank him for the invitation. When I meet young pastors like Drew, I have hope for the future of United Methodism.Th…

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Jul 22 2014

Seedbed: Why Worship Leaders are the Best Story-Tellers

In this proposal for a new “job description” for worship leaders, Nathan Smith argues that the goal of corporate worship should be to remind the people of God of the story of God’s redemption through Christ, which should make the Christian Worship Leader the best story-tellers

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