Archives for Apr 20, 2010 @ 15:13

Clinton on Tea Party

(Note – commenting isn’t working. We hope it is fixed soon.) Bill Clinton recently weighed in on the Tea Party and is afraid of its rhetoric.  What do you think? (CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton said he sees parallels in the mood of the country now and on April 19, 1995, when the bombing of [Read More…]

Our Common Prayerbook: Psalm 7-2

David’s prayer for justice in Psalm 7 implicates himself in judgment: if “I” have been unjust, he prays, judge me. If “I” have not, then vindicate me. Notice the words of Psalm 7 (after the jump), beginning especially now in v. 6. First, David prays for YHWH to rise (v. 6). Stand up, rise up, [Read More…]

Telling Our Story – The Story of Genesis (RJS)

Last week David Opderbeck posted some thoughts on A “Historical” Adam? on the BioLogos blog Science and the Sacred. The second paragraph of his post puts forth a concern of many: My concerns are theological. Significant parts of the Christian Tradition have always taught that human beings are incapable of not sinning; that this incapability [Read More…]

In Fifty Years?

I had a conversation the other day with Skye Jethani, at Leadership Journal, and J.R. Briggs, church planting in the Hatfield, PA, and this question was asked by J.R.: Which books in the spiritual or Christian life written these days do you think will be read in 50 years? How would you answer that question? [Read More…]