Archives for Jan 25, 2011 @ 20:22

Catalyst West

You won’t want to miss the Catalyst West Conference, happening March 2-4, 2011 in LA, where 3,500 young leaders will converge, including high-octane speakers, powerful worship, innovative programming, and an experience unlike any other. Hear from leadership authorities including Andy Stanley, Dave Ramsey, Matt Chandler, Rev Run, Judah Smith, Christine Caine, Britt Merrick, and Nancy [Read More…]

Rahm’s Back — maybe

We go by the rules here, as long as you know the rules and know how to use them. The state Supreme Court today said it will decide whether Rahm Emanuel can run for mayor of Chicago and ordered election officials not to print any ballots without his name. The high court’s action, which came [Read More…]

On Bonhoeffer

From Alan Wolfe’s exceptional study/review of the recent Metaxas book on Bonhoeffer: It is important to note that Bonhoeffer’s criticisms of theological liberalism would hardly make him an ally of today’s versions of religious conservatism. He would, one imagines, be utterly scornful of the politically tendentious piety of Pat Robertson, who sees little or no [Read More…]

Creation and Worldview (RJS)

I received a book from the publisher last week, Science, Creation and the Bible: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins by Richard F. Carlson and Tremper Longman III. (Actually, the publisher sent it to Scot in December and Scot passed it along last week.) This book provides another angle on the question of creation and the [Read More…]

Is God ever Surprised? 1

Both classical theists and open theists agree that God knows everything. But classical theists believe God knows not only the past and the present, but also the future — absolutely. Augustine said that the one who does not know the future exhaustively is most certainly not God. But open theists think God knows the past [Read More…]