Category Archives: Ethics

Model Behavior

I was encouraged to have stumbled upon this article about Kylie Bisutti on Fox News. Kylie was a Victoria Secret model who quit her job because it was incompatible with her Christian profession. Notice some of her remarks below, although … Continue reading

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From Bible Belt to Sunbelt

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One of the books on my reading list for my Theology of Ministry class at Lipscomb is From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism, by Darren Dochuk. I had high expectations for the book, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Generous Justice

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I listened to the audio book of Generous Justice, by Timothy Keller, about a month ago, and although I have probably forgotten many important details, there are many points that have stayed with me. Here are some of those points … Continue reading

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Doctrine and Ethics

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Tonight at a Bible study, the point was made that doctrinal statements in the New Testament are given for practical reasons. As a case in point, Philippians 2 was used as an illustration. One of the most doctrinal statements on … Continue reading

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Narrative of Cross and Church Unity

Gorman’s formula for Paul’s narrative of the cross has been discussed in previous posts (See Post 1 and Post 2). The formula consists of the following: Although [status], not [selfishness] but [self-abasement/slavery]. Paul’s narrative of the cross demands that Christians … Continue reading

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What Kind of Millionaire Would You Be?

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Yesterday I wrote about some of my thoughts on the show Secret Millionaire. After looking at their website and reading about the millionaire Dani Johnson, I couldn’t help but ask what kind of millionaire would I be (if I were … Continue reading

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Secret Millionaire

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I watched an episode of Secret Millionaire Saturday night, and I thought it was a pretty good show and descriptive of the Christian character. The concept is that a millionaire poses as a volunteer, and then gives some of their money … Continue reading

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