Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Follow the Passion of Christ on Twitter

March 31, 2010

My friend John Chandler is sending out tweets during Passion week to remind us of what Jesus was doing this week leading up to the cross and the resurrection. Follow him @passionweek for reminders throughout the week to focus on Jesus this Easter season. He explains: Throughout the week, theĀ @passionweek twitter account will post a brief glimpse of what Jesus experienced at the time he would of experienced it. The timing is mostly estimated. Regardless, I hope it can give

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Christ & Culture Revisited

March 30, 2010

D. A. Carson’s recent contribution to the growing, informed discussion regarding Christ & Culture is a worthy read. However, Christ and Culture Revisited is not without its shortcomings. In a series of posts, I offer a critical reading of Carson’s well-researched book in an attempt to further good thinking and practice on the topic of Christ & Culture. Revisiting Christ & Culture Revisited (Part 1) Revisiting Christ & Culture Revisited (Part 2) Revisiting Christ & Culture Revisited (Part 3) Should

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How Far Does Salvation Extend?

March 27, 2010

Continuing the Prologue to MissionSHIFT, Ed Stetzer raises some important questions about the scope and focus of salvation. He writes: Should the definition of “salvation” be expanded beyond personal redemption of sins to include social justice through the reformation of economic and political institutions? We are not debating here whether we think social justice is right or wrong but rather should it be included in what we mean we we talk about “salvation.” Evangelicals have generally said no and mainliners

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Viral Hope: Coming Soon!

March 26, 2010

Viral Hope: Good News from the Urbs and the Burbs (and everything in between) “ViralHope is a bold call to reject any and all reductions of the Gospel that minimize it to ‘cosmic fire insurance’ on the one hand, or on the other, to reduce it to ‘social action.’ This is a full Gospel and a vision that our world desperately needs to hear.” – Jim Belcher, Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emergent and Traditional Church

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