Worth a Look 4.3.12
The eBook version of Justin and Lindsay Holcomb’s Rid of My Disgrace is free today.
In all the chatter about the arguments before the Supreme Court last week, liberal commentators appeared to be surprised. Conservatives were surprised they were surprised. The public, so much as they’re following the case, may have been wondering about all the surprise, and particularly about the frequent mention of one name: Justice Anthony Kennedy. The public should get to know Justice Kennedy, as he is arguably the most powerful man in America.
Scot McKnight takes on J.D. Greear’s Gospel (and by extension, Tim Keller’s work on contrasting works-based religion and the gospel). J.D. jumps into the comment stream. A good conversation started by a good scholar about a good book.
The proper method for defining gospel in the NT is to examine where the NT is defining gospel, not by making our theological center the gospel and explaining our theology as gospel. The place to begin is 1 Corinthians 15:3-5 (3-8, 3-28), the gospeling sermons in Acts, and the Gospels as the gospel.
A lot of people know I’m an expert on Chick-fil-A, mostly because I keep telling them that.
But also because I’ve written about “chicken church” a number of times in the past.
What I’ve failed to do, though, is share the 10 Commandments of Chick-fil-A.
That changes today my friend. That changes right now: