Thinking Out Loud

September 13, 2012

Complete Links To Christian Century’s “Gospel in Seven Words”

So what if someone asked you to summarize your faith in seven words (or less)? That was the challenged faced by 23 writers at Christian Century. So… why bother listing all the articles here? Why not just link to the page? Because statistically, you guys drop by here — by the hundreds daily — but don’t click. (You don’t want to know what’s on, you want to know what else is on!) So I’m hoping a few of the answers here entice you to at least read a couple of the original articles. Or perhaps you’ll recognize a familiar name.  As to subscribers, I apologize; I don’t have a clue what you’ll get today.  Continue reading after the break.  You can at least click that, right?  As for the formatting, sometimes WordPress doesn’t play nice with other platforms…

What’s the gospel in seven words?

Oct 25, 2011 by Steve Thorngate

God is love: This is no joke

Oct 26, 2011 by Kathleen Norris

In Christ, God calls all to reconciliation

Oct 28, 2011 by Brian D. McLaren

To dwell in possibility

Nov 01, 2011 by Stephanie Paulsell

God refuses to be God without us

Nov 04, 2011 by William H. Willimon

God was in Christ reconciling the world

Nov 08, 2011 by Lamin Sanneh

Everybody gets to grow and change

Nov 11, 2011 by Lillian Daniel

God, through Jesus Christ, welcomes you anyhow

Nov 14, 2011 by Martin E. Marty

Christ’s humanity occasions our divinity

Nov 17, 2011 by Scott Cairns

In Christ, God’s “yes” defeats our “no”

Nov 23, 2011 by Beverly Roberts Gaventa

Divinely persistent, God really loves us

Nov 29, 2011 by Donald W. Shriver Jr.

Israel’s God’s bodied love continues world-making

Dec 02, 2011 by Walter Brueggemann

We are The Church of Infinite Chances

Dec 08, 2011 by Mary Karr

God enters history; renewed covenants promise salvation

Dec 20, 2011 by Max L. Stackhouse

Wisdom become flesh, spirit roars, life transformed

Dec 23, 2011 by Leo D. Lefebure

God was born. We can be reborn.

Dec 27, 2011 by Carol Howard Merritt

Christ offers new life for all

Jan 04, 2012 by Grant A. Wacker

Once dead. Now alive. Christ reshaping people.

Jan 12, 2012 by Peter W. Marty

The wall of hostility has come down

Jan 19, 2012 by Ellen T. Charry

We live by grace

Jan 25, 2012 by M. Craig Barnes

Love your neighbor as yourself

Feb 01, 2012 by Bill McKibben

God gets the last word

Feb 07, 2012 by Martin B. Copenhaver

He led captivity captive

Feb 17, 2012 by Carol Zaleski

We are who God says we are

Mar 02, 2012 by Nadia Bolz-Weber

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