Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Gospel-centered Questions for Fight Clubs

December 31, 2009

Check out the new post from Justin Hroch on Gospel-centered Questions for Fight Clubs: The purpose for being in a Fight Club is to attack sin at its root and see Christ in the height of his glory. Too often our focus is on the external symptoms of sin, where we strive for victory by working tirelessly to control our sin. I have found it helpful to ask personalized gospel-centered questions to uncover the deep-rooted idolatries of my heart. Because

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Syncretistic Missional Ecclesiology: The Failure of Missional Church

December 30, 2009

Missional Church is in full swing. In classic American fashion, we’ve created a whole industry around it—Networks, Conferences, Books, Blogs, Seminars, Schools, Workbooks, Degrees, and so on. Missional is becoming common parlance among American evangelicals. But at the end of the day, the proof is in the pudding. What kind of impact is missional church making? Ed Stetzer reported a disappointing trend in 2008 of continued decline in conversions, church growth, and church starts. Church plants are popping up everywhere,

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New Article: Credemption

December 30, 2009

No one is culturally neutral. We are all enculturated from infancy to grave. To be human is to be cultural, and when Jesus became man, He became cultural. Jesus spoke Aramaic, went to Jewish temples, drank wine, wore sandals and grew a beard… With a better understanding of culture in place, we can think more carefully about our “engagement” with it. We can be wise, discerning disciples who live out the lordship of Jesus through the power of the gospel

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Bring Your Bible

December 29, 2009

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