Archives for Nov 8, 2010 @ 17:29

From Cave Man Diet to Wrapper Diet (not recommended)

From (CNN) — Twinkies. Nutty bars. Powdered donuts. For 10 weeks, Mark Haub, a professor of human nutrition at Kansas State University, ate one of these sugary cakelets every three hours, instead of meals. To add variety in his steady stream of Hostess and Little Debbie snacks, Haub munched on Doritos chips, sugary cereals [Read More…]

The Rich get Richer

From Nick Kristof at NYTimes: The richest 1 percent of Americans now take home almost 24 percent of income, up from almost 9 percent in 1976. As Timothy Noah of Slate noted in an excellent series on inequality, the United States now arguably has a more unequal distribution of wealth than traditional banana republics like Nicaragua, [Read More…]

Your 20somethings not in church?

One of the reasons I wrote One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow is because so many parents have said this to me and then asked the big question: My son or my daughter is a Christian but has no use for church.What can I do about it? My conservative estimate is that I’ve been asked this [Read More…]

Your Reading Habits — Post Internet

What has happened to your reading habits ever since the rise of the internet, blogs, Facebook and Twitter? Ten years or so ago I wasn’t doing much on the internet other than a few e-mails. I spent evenings reading classics literature (like Euripides) and essayists (like Samuel Johnson), we watched sports, and work was mostly [Read More…]

Unnamed Women of the Bible

Questions for the post: Are there unnamed women in your church? Are their ministries made known? Are names made known? Furthermore, is there a silencing of the ministry of women in the history of the church in your pulpit and in your Bible/education classes? Put together, while many today decry the unnamed women of the [Read More…]