Archives for Jan 30, 2009 @ 15:00

Your Favorite Movie Line

OK, I saw this the other day: three lines from movies — “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.” “Here’s looking at you, kid.” “You can’t handle the truth!” What’s your favorite movie line? [Read more…]

Midday Bible Study: Gospel 65

We shift now for a while from the word “gospel/gospeling” to “heralding/herald” (Greek word is kerusso/kerygma/kerux). We back up to the Gospels again, and we begin with John (Matt 3:1-2) and Jesus (4:: 1 In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the Desert of Judea 2 and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is [Read More…]

Preparing for Lent

As with Advent and even our Holy Week, ideas for a major seasonal shift like Lent can be difficult to come by. This year I want to focus on something simple. I’m going to focus on fasting one day each week. (By the way, I’m not convinced giving up chocolate or TV is a “fast.” [Read More…]

Friday is for Friends

Friends think about, talk about, and enjoy happiness with one another. David Naugle’s new book, Reordered Love, Reordered Lives: Learning the Deep Meaning of Happiness, is a good book to read and a good book to discuss — and I hope you find a way to read it in a group or at least with [Read More…]