Archives for Jan 19, 2009 @ 21:13

Would Jesus Cancel Class for the Inauguration?

What do you think? Would Jesus cancel class for the Inauguration? [Read more…]

Our President’s Letter to his Daughters

Perhaps you’ve already seen this now public letter from our President-Elect to his daughters. Dear Malia and Sasha, I know that you’ve both had a lot of fun these last two years on the campaign trail, going to picnics and parades and state fairs, eating all sorts of junk food your mother and I probably [Read More…]

Midday Bible Study: Gospel 56

Paul’s Pastoral letters, those written to Timothy and Titus, contain references to the word “gospel” and we want to dip into 1 Timothy 1 today: 8 We know that the law is good if one uses it properly. 9 We also know that law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly [Read More…]

Providential Accident?

Is it perhaps a providential accident that today is Martin Luther King Jr Day, the man who decades ago dreamed of the day that will happen tomorrow? My favorite collection of Martin Luther Kings wriitngs is A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. . Here is his famous [Read More…]

Loosening the Grip 10

This post is by Mary Veeneman, professor of theology at North Park University. In the speech he gave the night before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King, Jr. said these words: “Well, I don’t know what will happen now. We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn’t matter with me now, because I’ve [Read More…]