Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

U.S. Economy Rebounds

August 28, 2008

It looks like economic naysayer, Dr. Doom, may be wrong. In the second quarter, the U.S. GCP reported a 3.3% increase. This article says we are not out of the woods yet, especially with the housing market. But perhaps Obama’s running mate announcement and Donald Miller’s prayer inaugurated the American Utopia!

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Everyday Evangelism

August 28, 2008

In this article Joe Thorn provides 8 areas that conversations can naturally lead to the gospel and provides suggested transitional statements!

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Moo's New Colossians Commentary

August 27, 2008

I’ve been eagerly anticipating Moo’s new commentary on Colossians and Philemon. For my Th.M thesis I wrote about 150 pages on this letter, which has profoundly shaped my theology, ministry, and everyday life. I did email briefly with Moo about getting him to review my thesis for the commentary, but alas, the manuscript was already dedicated. I am moving towards publishing an article on my research, and will be eager to see how much I line up with Moo. His

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Don't Move to Get a Job; Move to be the Church

August 27, 2008

I recently met with someone who is looking for a new job and considering a move, which provoked some community-centered counsel regarding job-hunting and a move. I prefaced my comments by saying that they would be very unAmerican and unpopular. Here’s the crux of the counsel: don’t pick a location based on vocation; pick location based on community. In other words, be community-centered, not vocation-centered in making decisions about finding a new job and place to live. Instead of sending

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