Category Archives: Who is Jesus?

Vintage Jesus, Part 2: How Human Was Jesus?

This twelve-part series outlines the “Vintage Jesus” sermons of Pastor Mark Driscoll. See part 1 here. “The Church has had as much difficulty in showing that Jesus Christ was man, against those who denied it, as in showing that he … Continue reading

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Vintage Jesus, Part 1: Is Jesus the Only God?

Jesus Christ today is the most extraordinary, the most loved and hated, the most widely considered person in all of human history. More songs have been sung to him, more paintings painted of him, and more books written about him, … Continue reading

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“Looking for Jesus” by Kate Campbell

The above song by country/folk singer-songwriter Kate Campbell was performed at the Baptist World Alliance Congress in Honolulu on July 30, 2010. (The song also appears on her 2008 album Save the Day.) Perceptive and judgment-free, the song moves through … Continue reading

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Jesus Is a Taco

The City Church in Seattle launched a campaign last September called “Jesus Is ___,” which ran in tandem with a seven-part sermon series of the same name.  The goal was to prompt people to think about who Jesus is to … Continue reading

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Jesus the Satirist

Jesus was a satirist, or so claims Douglas Wilson, editor of the Christian magazine Credenda/Agenda (mission: “to revel in every cause for faithful laughter”) and author of the book A Serrated Edge: A Brief Defense of Biblical Satire and Trinitarian … Continue reading

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Happy Jesus, Part 1: A Newish Conception

“There was some one thing that was too great for God to show us when He walked upon our earth; and I have sometimes fancied that it was His mirth.”  -G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy (1908) Many people—like Chesterton, apparently—think of … Continue reading

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Jiminy Jesus

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, an evangelical campus mission, was handing out these cards at a recruitment event at MIT last fall.  What a great discussion starter! Even among Christians, there is no consensus on exactly who Jesus is, or on what … Continue reading

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