Archives for Feb 9, 2009 @ 22:45

A-Rod Takes a Hit but …

A-Rod has taken the hit of public suspicion that more than a couple baseball players have taken steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs. Today he openly confessed that he took such drugs during the 2001-2003 seasons. But … If A-Rod really means business, he needs publicly to stand up and declare that the Player’s Union must [Read More…]

Response to Atheist Bus Ads in London

Have you seen this? What do you think of the approach? The Bible verse chosen? What verse or verses would you choose? The word of God is on the move in London — literally. Beginning Feb. 9, three separate Christian groups will launch advertisements on more than 200 of London’s buses to convince pedestrians of [Read More…]

Faith and Culture 2

I’ve been asked and given permission to publish this week a series of chapters from the new A Faith and Culture Devotional: Daily Readings on Art, Science, and Life . History: The Council of Nicaea: The Voice Beneath the Altar By Frederica Mathewes-Green, MA, columnist and author of nine books, including The Illumined Heart: The [Read More…]

iGens 2

We are doing a series now on the fantastic book called Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled–and More Miserable Than Ever Before by Jean Twenge. Last Friday we posted some big image ideas from her book. Today we dip into her first chp called “You Don’t Need Their Approval: The Decline [Read More…]

Women Denied

Last Thursday I was at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s Midwinter meetings where I conducted a day-long seminar on The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible. That evening Kris and I were chatting about the session and about Cheryl Hatch, the person to whom we dedicated The Blue Parakeet. I tell her story in [Read More…]