Daily Archives: March 18, 2011

Eugene Peterson: A Presbycostal

“Pentecostalism and Presbyterianism were for me both irreplaceable gifts, polarities that made a continuum, not opposites in tension.”  (The Pastor: A Memoir, p. 217)

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Pastors, you should read Peterson’s “The Pastor: A Memoir”

It will either help you to appreciate or clarify your vocational call as a pastor. As a footnote, you don’t need to agree with Eugene Peterson at every turn theologically to appreciate The Pastor: A Memoir.  At times you will … Continue reading

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Perhaps I should read “The King’s Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus”

Every now and then I enjoy a lively and non-technical book on the life of Jesus.  Perhaps Tim Keller’s The King’s Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus—might be it. Scot McKnight seems to be working … Continue reading

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