Archives for Nov 26, 2008 @ 21:27

A Prayer Request

Our daughter, Laura, will have hurried surgery on her lower back tonight … a disc-ectomy … to relieve pressure on lower back nerves. We ask your prayers. [Read more…]

What will we do about it?

Research from a number of angles says the same thing: 20 somethings are not attending church. There is nothing less than a crisis in the church, a crisis that is far greater than most church folk know about and care to confront with the energies and focus that are needed. Here are the two facts: [Read More…]

Loosening the Grip 9

This blog post, written by Soong-Chan Rah, professor at North Park Theological Seminary, comes on the heels of one of the most significant elections in American history – the election of an African-American to the highest office in our nation.  Some have seen this landmark moment as the end of racism in America (or maybe [Read More…]

Gospel 39

We now turn to Romans in looking at what “gospel” means — and one thing ought to be clear by now. This word is not very often defined. We get things like the gospel “of the kingdom” and the gospel of the death, burial and resurrection, but more often we see things like “preaching” the [Read More…]