Archives for Feb 2, 2010 @ 18:54

Synergy Conference 2010: Orlando in March

We are honored to have been invited to speak at the 2010 Synergy Conference in Orlando Florida. The conference will be March 5-7, and will begin our Spring Break … and I can’t think of a better way to begin Spring Break than being with folks like … Michelle Loyd-Paige Susan Isaacs and Carolyn Custis [Read More…]

Eating While Driving

From Associated Press: LOWELL, Mass. (AP) – Police said a Massachusetts lumber truck crashed into a home after the driver was knocked unconscious by a small chili from Wendy’s. Lowell police said Eric Gremm reported that he choked on the chili when the truck hit a bump, causing him to pass out as the flatbed [Read More…]

Acts and Mission 86

There’s really no other way to say this than to say that missional work, especially if it is a church-planting missional ministry like Paul’s, involves travel. Part of Paul’s travel was a sense of homeboundedness toward Jerusalem and a sense of accountability in Jerusalem and a sense of wanting the support of Jerusalem’s leaders. But [Read More…]

McLaren on Fundamentalism 1

From Brian McLaren’s blog, and wondering what you think of this way of putting the difference between fundamentalists and the curious (non fundamentalists)? Quiz:When I am presented with a new idea or proposal, my first question is more likely to be …___A. Is it acceptable to my religious/ideological community or belief system?___B. Is it possibly [Read More…]

Science, Scripture, and Worldviews (RJS)

The Biologos blog Science and the Sacred posted two excellent videos of N. T. Wright a couple of weeks ago. I’ve been slow in getting to these, with so many other interesting topics on the agenda – but both are worth a look and a conversation. The first Meaning and Myth deals with Genesis 1-3, [Read More…]

Lengthening Our Memory 5

Chris Hall, in Worshiping With the Church Fathers , examines the topic of prayer in the fathers and lands on an insight that is fundamental to prayer: Our image of God. That is, what image of God do we have in our heads and hearts when we begin to pray? That image, Hall reminds us — [Read More…]