Archives for Jan 5, 2009 @ 17:49

Burris takes on DC: “It’s all theater!”

Roland Burris has been good for Illinois, but he’s been sipping too much of Blago’s juices of late and took on DC today. Even as Senate leaders continued to challenge his appointment to the seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama, Roland W. Burris headed to Washington on Monday, setting the stage for a public showdown [Read More…]

Third Way and Politics

Adam Hamilton, in his book, Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White: Thoughts on Religion, Morality, and Politics, has a few chps on political or hot-button issues, including situation ethics, abortion, homosexuality and war. I don’t want to enter into the discussion of homosexuality or war at this time, in part because Adam’s [Read More…]

Pastor Pages on Church websites

We live in an era of the informal, an impact of the 1960s. Friday is casual for many businesses; pastors go by first names; professors don’t have to wear ties or coats and some wear blue jeans; kids “hang out” with their parents; high school students … I won’t even start. What I’d like to [Read More…]

Gospel 46

We continue in our series on “gospel” and what it means by turning to the prison letters of Paul, and we begin with Colossians (1:5). 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love [Read More…]