Archives for Aug 26, 2009 @ 15:28

SanFranciscoCare: Is this the best option?

SanFrancisco has a public health care plan that will surely come to play in the current health care debates and proposals. Here is a clip of the beginning of the Op-Ed piece in the NYTimes: TWO burning questions are at the center of America’s health care debate. First, should employers be required to pay for [Read More…]

Acts and Mission 15

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…]

What is Consumerist Christianity?

Skye Jethani, at Leadership magazine and Out of Ur blog, has created a bit of a dust-up about “consumerist” Christianity with his new, very good book: The Divine Commodity: Discovering a Faith Beyond Consumer Christianity . His book does three cool things: he sketches consumerism and its impact on the church, he offsets consumerism by [Read More…]

Genesis One 11

We are in a conversation and discussion about John Walton’s (professor at Wheaton) new book, The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate. Proposition 11: “Functional cosmic temple” offers face-value exegesis. In John Walton’s view, his reading of Genesis 1 as as God’s setting up the world as his temple with [Read More…]