Archives for Nov 24, 2010 @ 14:25


I got a package the other day, opened it up, and there it was — copies of One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow are now at Zondervan will begin shipping — including to Amazon — next week. I’m excited, and hope this book will get under the skin of the many people who need it. The subtitle [Read More…]

Speaking the Truth in Love

Mark Galli, in his piece at CT, suggests that following Jesus — and here he is not into a literalistic sense but a new “living it out” in our world mode — will sometimes mean offending people. The point is this: There were moments in Jesus’ ministry when he denigrated—that is, according to the dictionary [Read More…]

Gallup Poll

Here’s an interesting Gallup poll to discuss: PRINCETON, NJ — Americans are as likely to want Tea Party-backed Republican members of Congress to have the most influence over federal policies in the coming year as they are to prefer President Barack Obama. The Democratic leaders in Congress rank last in this regard, behind the Republican [Read More…]

Converting our Imagination 2

What kind of book is the Book of Revelation? We perhaps need to make something clear: The decision of what kind of book Revelation is determines how we read it, what we see in it, and what it means for our world today. Michael Gorman’s new book, Reading Revelation Responsibly: Uncivil Worship and Witness: Following [Read More…]

Dutch Women Don’t Get Depressed

From Slate, by Jessica Olien: When you read an article like this, what do you think about? Do you wonder if there might be a better way in the USA? Do you see the Dutch system as inadequate? Or … what? Here’s one suggestion: Perhaps we need to be more active about finding a system [Read More…]