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It Takes a Church to Baptize: What the Bible Says about Infant Baptism

It Takes a Church to Baptize: What the Bible Says about Infant Baptism

by Scot McKnight, Todd Hunter and Gerald McDermott

The issue of baptism has troubled Protestants for centuries. Should infants be baptized before their faith is conscious, or does God command the baptism of babies whose parents have been baptized?Popular New Testament scholar Scot McKnight makes a biblical case for infant baptism, exploring its history, meaning, and practice and showing that infant baptism i… Read more…

Church in the Present Tense (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith): A Candid Look at What's Emerging

Church in the Present Tense (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith): A Candid Look at What's Emerging

by Scot McKnight, Jason Clark, Kevin Corcoran and Peter Rollins

Much has been written by practitioners advocating the emerging church phenomenon, but confusion about the nature and beliefs of those who identify with the emerging church still exists. Now that the movement has aged a bit, the time has come for a more rigorous, scholarly analysis. Here four influential authors, each an expert in his field, discuss important… Read more…

The Heaven Promise: Engaging the Bible's Truth About Life to Come
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The Heaven Promise: Engaging the Bible's Truth About Life to Come

by Scot McKnight

For far too long, we’ve talked about heaven as if it were a dream or someplace that only exists in fairytales. We want to believe it’s real, but with such an expanse of contradictory information, it’s difficult to know what to believe.    To add even more confusion, we are left to sift through the tales of individuals who have cro… Read more…

King Jesus Gospel

King Jesus Gospel

by Scot McKnight and N. T. Wright and Dallas Willard

Contemporary evangelicals have built a "salvation culture" but not a "gospel culture." Evangelicals have reduced the gospel to the message of personal salvation. This book makes a plea for us to recover the old gospel as that which is still new and still fresh. The book stands on four arguments: that the gospel is defined by the apostles in 1… Read more…

Blue Parakeet
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Blue Parakeet

by Scot McKnight, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

Why Can’t I Just Be a Christian?”Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it.McKnight’s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames of a world … Read more…

Introducing New Testament Interpretation (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

Introducing New Testament Interpretation (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

by Scot McKnight

This volume discusses various hermeneutical methods used in understanding the New Testament such as word studies, grammatical analysis, New Testament background, theological synthesis, textual criticism, and use of the Old Testament in the New.… Read more…

Blue Parakeet, 2nd Edition
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Blue Parakeet, 2nd Edition

by Scot McKnight and Tom Parks

Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it. McKnight's The Blue Parakeet calls Christians to stop taming the Bible and to let it speak anew to our heart.McKnight … Read more…

King Jesus Gospel
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King Jesus Gospel

by Scot McKnight, N. T. Wright and Dallas Willard, N. T. Wright and Dallas Willard, Maurice England and Maurice England

Contemporary evangelicals have built a "salvation culture" but not a "gospel culture." Evangelicals have reduced the gospel to the message of personal salvation. This book makes a plea for us to recover the old gospel as that which is still new and still fresh. The book stands on four arguments: that the gospel is defined by the apostles in 1… Read more…

Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

by Scot McKnight

McKnight critiques various interpretive methods and suggests how students with some knowledge of Greek can benefit from different analyses.… Read more…

One.Life
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One.Life

by Scot McKnight, Gabe Lyons, Gabe Lyons, Tom Parks and Tom Parks

What is the “Christian life” all about?Studying the Bible, attending church, cultivating a prayer life, witnessing to others—those are all good. But is that really what Jesus has in mind?The answer, says Scot McKnight in One.Life, lies in Jesus’ words, “Follow me.”What does it look like to follow Jesus, and how will doing so change the way we liv… Read more…

Difference Makers: An Action Guide for Jesus Followers

Difference Makers: An Action Guide for Jesus Followers

by Scot McKnight and M. Scott Boren

Christians want to make a difference, but sometimes the ministry bar is raised so high that only those who are "go-getters" can do it. Mission work can look like a drastic life change, unattainable to those who aren't in full-time ministry. So the average church member is left without a mission.Pastor and author M. Scott Boren shows how ordinary … Read more…

Church Called Tov

Church Called Tov

by Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer

What is the way forward for the church?Tragically, in recent years, Christians have gotten used to revelations of abuses of many kinds in our most respected churches—from Willow Creek to Harvest, from Southern Baptist pastors to Sovereign Grace churches. Respected author and theologian Scot McKnight and former Willow Creek member Laura Barringer wrote this… Read more…


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