28 results for tag: breakfast with Brad

Breakfast with Brad – Anniversary Casino Breaky & Stuff I’m Workin’ On

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…)

Breakfast with Brad: What 12-steppers can teach us about (Self-)Will & Grace

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 ...

Breakfast with Brad – Moving On (3/12) – Reading Scripture

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