Archives for Jul 14, 2009 @ 17:51

Tom Wright weighs in on the American Episcopal decision

Here’s the link to Tom Wright’s response to the The Episcopal Church (USA). Our friend David Neff, at Christianity Today, an Anglican, is saddened (by the American Episcopal’s church decision)[saw this on his twitter account]. Any thoughts here? [Read more…]

Derek Webb and “What Matters More”

Have you heard of the cackle around Derek Webb’s new album (Stockholm Syndrome) and the lyrics especially in “What Matters Most–re”? What are you hearing? Too explicit? Too sensitive? Too harsh? Sure, but needed? [Read more…]

A Brother’s Wisdom 86

We are looking at the last passage in James, James 5:13-20. James urges the messianic community to summon elders to pray over the sick: Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. The word “sick” [Read More…]

A Fine Tuned Universe? 6 (RJS)

RJS points us here to a major, major issue in the relationship of science and faith: the necessary distinction between “evidence” or “facts” and “interpretation.” Not all, including Richard Dawkins, are careful to distinguish the two and this post helps us. Where are you seeing this problem today? Chapter 13 of Alister McGrath’s book A [Read More…]

On Being a Christian Woman: Joan Ball

Joan Ball has a wonderful story to tell, and her memoir (Flirting with Faith) will be published early in 2010 — but she is writing a guest blog for us today on what it was like to enter the Christian world and discover the “Christian woman.” Joan blogs at Beliefnet at Flirting with Faith. This [Read More…]