Archives for Feb 11, 2009 @ 16:22

My Facebook Group

I’ve formed a new group at Facebook and invite you to join: The Society to Return to Pre-Steroid Home Run Leaders. [Read more…]

Faith and Culture 4

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 . Science: The Copernican Principle By Guillermo Gonzalez, PhD, associate professor of physics at Grove City College and a recognized expert on the astrophysical requirements for [Read More…]

A Brother’s Wisdom 15

Ask any pastor who knows suffering and persecution first hand and he or she will tell you that what James turns to in James 1:13-15 is the rugged, pastoral, moral reality: 13 When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; 14 but each [Read More…]

iGens 3

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. We continue with her chp that sketches how cultural shifts indicate that iGens don’t care about social approval. She deals with manners and politeness. “Most [Read More…]

Introducing the New Testament in its Historical Context

I don’t know how long it lasted, but it had to be at least twenty years. Famed Wheaton professor Merrill C. Tenney’s two books on the historical context and the contents of the New Testament were standard textbooks. I got them in college, marked them up, and referred to them for years. But so much [Read More…]