Archives for Aug 25, 2009 @ 14:18

That Annual Bonus

The little flap this weekend about the VA and its bonuses got Kris and me to thinking about bonuses. I once got 50 dollars, if my memory serves me right. Kris once got a turkey for a bonus. Obviously, we’ve not worked for the VA. Questions: What’s your biggest bonus ever? What’s the zaniest or [Read More…]

Acts and Mission 14

The Book of Acts records the missional work of God in various cities in the Roman Empire. Acts 3 is the story of a healing, the people praising God, and Peter’s clarification of what God is doing. As we read the Book of Acts in search of missional theology, we are reading The Acts of [Read More…]

Missional Campus Ministry 3 (RJS)

The church I attend has an outstanding youth ministry. No question. And intentionally inter-generational worship. The staff is intent on building relationships. The church is thriving, even growing. The number of families with young children is increasing. And yet … My daughter graduated from high school this year.  She has been in this church since [Read More…]

Atheist Delusions 7

David Bentley Hart, a historian of ideas, Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies , examines how “faith and reason” were related in the Medieval Age in order to provide historical context for what has happened with New Atheists. Hart’s approach is to quote yet one more example of the myth-making tendency to [Read More…]