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In which Brad and Eden enjoy a 32nd anniversary breakfast a Tulalip Casino and Brad shares his latest work. More photos below. My gambling is not with $$ at slot machines, but with the capacity of other to engage the big questions of theology. Correction: Brad mentions working on a chapter of "A More Christlike God," but he was actually referring to his sequel, "A More Christlike Way," due out spring of 2019. (more…)
Bilingual cereal boxes, Christianese words and what 12-step recovery teaches us about self-will and grace (in step 1 and 2). Notice how the first 2 steps of 12-step recovery focus on sin as a disease and its symptoms, incurable by self-effort (religion's game) ... and belief in a God who's grace can heal us. Step 1 "We admitted we were powerless over our addiction -- that our lives had become unmanageable." Overcomers look to God's grace alone, growing in our belief in and surrender to "the care of a loving God": Step 2 "Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity." 12-steppers use ...
Summary: Beyond crass literalism Reading literally = compiling the best text possible (what Jesus read) and paying attention to the authors' intentions in the context of the genres they chose. Reading morally = not just the moral of the story or extracting laws to obey, but how the text nurtures us as growing Christ-followers. Reading spiritually = not merely 'spiritualizing' the text, but being attentive to how it points to Christ and the gospel.
Breakfast with Brad – “Moving On” (2/12) – Coffee & Contemplation: Science, Faith(fulness) – with Brad Jersak
In which Brad Jersak does his impression of Hopper (Stranger Things) before discussing questions of Science, Faith, Faithfulness & Genre. Is there a conflict? This series is based in the CWR August 2017 article, "Moving On." BwB fans can view Brad's 12 topics by clicking on the link below. https://www.ptm.org/magazine/august-2017