Archives for Mar 5, 2009 @ 13:01

A Brother’s Wisdom 12

We aren’t quite done with James 1:9-11. 9 The brother in humble circumstances ought to take pride in his high position. 10 But the one who is rich should take pride in his low position, because he will pass away like a wild flower. 11 For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the plant; its blossom [Read More…]

Re-Thinking Mission in Youth Ministry

Through a variety of influences I have renewed my own commitment to the utter significance of youth ministry today — and I mean by that from junior high until adulthood (and that might mean 12 to 30!). Our future churches are rooted in what happens in the next decade with this age group. I have [Read More…]

The Garden of Eden? (RJS)

Michael Kruse brought these articles to my attention earlier this week. An ancient temple at Gobekli Tepe in Turkey revolutionizes thinking about ancient human culture and thought. A prehistoric construction, a “temple” dating from some 8000-12000 years ago.  This is truly an impressive find.  The Smithsonian artice on the find is fascinating: Gobekli Tepe: The [Read More…]