Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Re-thinking the Spiritual Disciplines (missionally)

January 31, 2007

I just got a free copy of Off-Road Disciplines in the mail today in exchange for reviewing it on my blog. The review will come, but I wanted to share Earl Creps insightful critique (upon which he constructs an alternative, missional approach to the disciplines) of spiritual disciplines. Does this turn you on or off? He writes: the average leader that I know thinks of the spiritual disciplines in terms of prayer and Bible reading. These two pillars of spiritual

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How to Use Other People's Sermons?

January 31, 2007

Craig Brian Larson suggest three guidelines for borrowing with integrity: 1. Borrow for a good reason. 2. Meditate prayerfully over the Scripture text and sermon. 3. Give credit. He suggests several ways to give credit and avoid plagarism. A note in the bulletin can say: Today Pastor Smith preaches a sermon by Richard Allen entitled “Five Reasons to Believe.” Today’s sermon by Pastor Smith relies heavily on a sermon by Richard Allen entitled “Five Reasons to Believe.” So, what do

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Ten Most Redeeming Films of 2006 (according to CT)

January 30, 2007

See if you agree….Ten Most Redeeming Films according to Christianity Today. Perhaps more attention should be paid to what we deem redemptive? Are there any missing?

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