Archives for Sep 23, 2009 @ 14:31

George Barna on Health Care Programs

George Barna has used his research and his platform to speak into the health care reform debate, and I lift three quotes to solicit your response: In essence, what Americans seem to want is increased government services, more efficient delivery of services, no increase in taxes, and no personal involvement in the process. In a [Read More…]

Acts and Mission 31

With Paul looming on the horizon, Philip moves further on and evangelizes another person outside the flock of God: an Ethiopian eunuch. No doubt, a Gentile and probably not a proselyte. No doubt, from the ends of the earth. No doubt, castrated, and eunuchs are unfit for the Temple and, therefore, they have a lower [Read More…]

Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 3

The third installment in a series by Michael Kruse about Christians and economics. I think many of us make remarks about economics on the basis of the Bible, but do we understand the economic theory at work in our statements or in our world? Do you know how to make a no. 2 pencil? If [Read More…]

Worthy of Imitation 8

Amanda Berry Smith, a six foot African American woman who dressed like a Quaker, exemplifies how to live in the midst of racism and do so with boundary-breaking grace:  “In Amanda Berry Smith,” Chris Armstrong tells us, “we have someone who could easily have nursed anger and resentment against those who throughout her life put [Read More…]