Archives for Mar 12, 2010 @ 17:34

Friday Night at the Movies: Star Trek

This review is from James-Michael Smith, who writes at The Examiner. When it comes to nerds there are basically two kinds in the world: those who love Star Wars and those who love Star Trek.  Occasionally you will find ubergeeks who equally enjoy both, but most often Trekkies (I know, they prefer to be called [Read More…]


I’m happy to announce a conference at North Park Seminary on justice. [Read more…]

Textbooks in Texas

As Texas goes, so goes public school textbooks in the USA. The debate is about “balance” and about “fair description” of history and about conservatives wanting their point of view in the textbooks, and a Dr. Don McLeroy is a leader in the conservative faction. The issue gets down to specifics. Here’s a clip from [Read More…]

How to keep your battery going

From the NY Times by Eric Taub… What are your suggestions for lengthening the battery during the day? If you’re a recent convert to smartphones, you’re probably still discovering all the amazing things that your new BlackBerry, Android phone oriPhone can do. But one thing you most likely found out right away: the more you do, [Read More…]

Liberated from Legalism 6

Once again, we have been set free in Christ and the Spirit is adequate to guide us into all God wants of us. Again… Legalism is any practice or belief that is added to the gospel that compromises the sufficiency of Christ as Savior and jeopardizes the adequacy of the Spirit in moral guidance. Legalism [Read More…]

After You Believe 3

The question, what do you do after you believe, is the subject of Tom Wright’s new book: After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters . Today I want to examine what Tom sees as the three ways Christians have framed what we are to do “after we believe”.  Questions: Are these the big three for [Read More…]