Archives for Aug 11, 2009 @ 17:45

Chevy Volt? Is it our future car?

In a year or two Kris and I will be purchasing a car, and this new Chevy Volt, which is now rated at 230 MPG (!), might just be the ticket. Anyone know anything about it? What do you think? [Read more…]

Pastor’s Bookshelf: Hebrews

We don’t know who wrote Hebrews, but it surely wasn’t Paul even though some still contend he did. Anyway, no major commentary today argues that Paul wrote it, and these are the major ones I turn to … and, once again, there is an abundance of really fine commentaries. No one can suggest we are [Read More…]

Acts and Mission 6

The earliest followers of Jesus are empowered by God’s Spirit — we dare not forget that “Pentecost” is an act of God — to declare the wonders of God in languages they did not know (Acts 2:1-13). Event is followed by interpretation — and the interpretation is given by Peter who explains what is happening [Read More…]

Missional Campus Ministry 1 (RJS)

Yet another academic year approaches – yet another set of fresh new faces on campus. As we approach a the start of term I would like to renew the conversation on campus ministry we began last spring (You can find my initial salvo here). As many here know I am a professor, at a large [Read More…]

Atheist Delusions 3

David Bentley Hart, a historian of ideas, Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies , examines the foundation upon which the new atheism rests its case. In a word, new atheism stands on modernity. Hart throws sharp punches: “There is,” he claims, “no serious science in Dennett’s ‘science of religion’; and there is [Read More…]