The Blue Parakeet

The book, The Blue Parakeet by Scott McKnight has provided grounding to the many fluttering ideas and conclusions in my mind on this topic. A thoroughly enjoyable, readable, and thought-provoking book on the topic of how to read and apply the Bible (hermeneutics). My personal take away: • Read the Bible as a story to…

Keynote Jesus

Three of our biggest universities in the Churches of Christ are having their yearly “lectureship” on following Jesus.  Abilene Christian University is having their yearly Summit on “Margins: Following Jesus at the Edge in Luke’s Gospel.”  Lipscomb University and Harding University are both doing theirs on the Sermon on the Mount (Jesus’ iconic hillside speech…