Archives for Jan 22, 2010 @ 12:46

Bible Verses on Military Guns?

Did you see this? A student sent this link to me, I read the article, was amazed. Here’s a clip of the article… Coded references to New Testament Bible passages about Jesus Christ are inscribed on high-powered rifle sights provided to the United States military by a Michigan company, an ABC News investigation has found. [Read More…]

The Stance I Take in a Blog Post

This morning I had a friend write and say she was offended by what I said about divorce, and it took me off guard because I wasn’t sure what I had said. So she pointed me to a post … and I read the post … and for the life of me couldn’t figure out [Read More…]

Law at the Jesus Creed: Red State, Blue State (by David Opderbeck)

Red State, Blue State, Law and Mission My “law” post for this week will diverge a bit from the topic of “law” per se to discuss why I believe a missional approach to “law” is vital.  The springboard for this post is an essay from “Q Ideas” by Ken Wilson, “Science and the Evangelical Mission in America.” (Now on the [Read More…]

Souls in Transition 8

In this last post on Smith and Snell’s book, Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults  I want to draw attention to a major, major suggestion. What do you think we can do about the conclusions below?  The issue pertains to the presence and influence of adults on the faith of emerging adults [Read More…]

Lengthening our Memory 2

I grew up baptist, and that meant we were big on baptism and it also meant we did not baptize infants. Baptism was for those who consciously believed. The oddest thing about baptism for us was that baptism as an act did nothing to us or for us but was instead understood to be an [Read More…]