Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Dunbar on Missional Antibodies

July 31, 2008

In his latest missional journal, David Dunbar addresses “Missional Antibodies.” After a discussion of shifts in leadership practice and theory, he pulls in Roxburgh’s perspective: Alan Roxburgh discusses the anxiety over marginalization that has led pastors in late modernity to “the continual search for ways to reconfigure pastoral identity.” This has resulted in three common images, all of which he argues, remain within the paradigm of modernity. 1. the therapeutic – pastor as counselor 2. the technical-rational – pastor as

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The Fallout of Subjective Truth

July 30, 2008

if Truth is objective, if we live in a world we did not create and cannot change merely by thinking, if the world is not really a dream of our own, then the most destructive belief we could possibly bleieve would be the denial of this primary fact. It would be like closing your eyes while driving, or blissfully ignoring the doctor’s warnings. – C.S. Lewis, “The Poison of Subjectivsim” in Christian Reflections

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Four Thoughts On Worship

July 30, 2008

Last night I led our Worship Team in a short devotional based on 1 Peter 4:7-11. I shared four main thoughts: God-glorifying Worship is Christ-centered Worship According to Peter, our gifts, our service, our love, our prayers, our hospitality all exist in “order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ.” To glorify something is not to make it bigger than it is, but rather to demonstrate it’s inherent centrality. It is the difference between magnifying through a

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White Stripes and Alicia Keyes do Bond Tune

July 30, 2008

Yeah, wierd combo…I look forward to hearing the song and seeing the flick.

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