Here is an interview Baptist Today did of my divinity school Dean. It kicks metaphorical buttocks. Enjoy. … Read more about Bill Leonard Makes Me Smile!
Originally spotted by Ben MyersGod so loved'...not the Christian, but...'the world'. 'I am the light of the world', says the Lord, and by His own self-giving He passes the light on to His disciples: 'Ye are the light of the world!' It is the duty of the real Church to tell and show the world what it … Read more about Sweet Barth Quote
PreludeWhy am I a Baptist? Well, at the outset, because VV my father was one. He was a Lutheran minister in Germany; he came to America, got into contact with the Baptists, found in their teachings the truths that he had been groping for and, under great loss of position and trouble of soul, became … Read more about Rauschenbusch "Why I am a Baptist"
This is a post over at Faith and Theology by Kim Fabricius. I liked the post and the dialog so much I thought I would pass it on.paxclick me! … Read more about Twelve propositions on same-sex relationships and the church
'Jesus always moved with a purpose and his purpose was the Kingdom of God...the social redemption of the entire human race on earth. If we regard him in any sense as our leader and master, we cannot treat as secondary what to him was the essence of his mission. If we regard him as the Son of God, … Read more about Rauschenbusch on Kingdom Centrality for Jesus and Church
'Imagine Jesus, with the dust of Galilee on his sandals, coming into the church of St. Sophia in Constantinople in the fifth century, listening to dizzy doctrinal definitions about the relation of the divine and human in his natures, watching priests performing the gorgeous acts of worship, reciting … Read more about Rauschenbusch on getting Jesus wrong