Archives for Jan 12, 2010 @ 14:11

Recession Generation?

From Are you seeing any signs of this? Or do you see signs that the Recession Generation plans on a return to usual? We all know the type of person who came of age in the Great Depression. They are the grandmothers and grandfathers who can’t use a tea bag too many times, yet [Read More…]

First Church Wethersfield

Last weekend I (without Kris) flew to Hartford CT to speak at First Church Wethersfield, and I said “without Kris” because I messed up with the tickets — well, I forgot to book any tickets. Having now confessed my inattentive stupidity, let me say a few things about a wonderful weekend. First, and for anyone [Read More…]

Acts and Mission 74

Luke describes yet another event in Paul’s missional work in Corinth — correct that, God’s missional work through Paul. That God is doing something in Corinth was made abundantly clear in the previous passage because Paul is told to stay in Corinth because God had many people in Corinth. Here’s Luke’s next report (and a [Read More…]

Signature in the Cell 2 – Historical Questions (RJS)

Stephen C. Meyer has published a (very long, but readable) book, Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, outlining his argument in favor of intelligent design. This book essentially argues that life is very complex, the origin of life is a puzzle, and the information content in DNA cannot be explained [Read More…]

Souls in Transition 3

So, what are the implications of that long listing from Wednesday for religion for emerging adults? Here is what Smith and Snell discovered in their fantastic new book: Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults . They explore what they call “causal mechanisms”: cultural codes that are impacting religious faith of [Read More…]