Thinking Christian ponders the question: Is Christian worship manipulative? Do people willingly subject themselves “to emotional manipulation with [their] minds in cognitive neutral?”
Jeremy Mann, from Mere Orthodoxy, discusses the erosion of the Evangelical pastorate, arguing that the church is running out of good Evangelical pastors.
At Patheos, an agnostic imagines what kind of god she would believe in, if she believed. The article is interesting in so much as her definition resonates with classical understandings of God.
Craig Evans reviews the book “Sin: An Early History of an Idea,” by Paula Fredrikson.
Mark Galli, editor of Christianity Today, explains why Evangelicals are so fascinated with the Dead Sea Scrolls–and why they display a “reverent hush” whenever they come into presence of the actual scrolls. Turns out Evangelicals are sacramental after all.
Kevin Miller offers four conversation skills every leader or pastor must have to be successful.