Archives for Feb 3, 2011 @ 14:36

Young Adults and One.Life

We got some encouraging news recently. At least four college campuses have informed us that they will be using One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow — some in classes and others in small groups — and three different 20/30something Bible studies wrote recently to say they will be going through the book chapter by chapter. We [Read More…]

Public Schooling … Roland Martin (CNN)

From That’s exactly what Kelley Williams-Bolar did, pulling her 12- and 16-year-old daughters out of the decrepit school they attended in Akron, Ohio, and enrolling them in a suburban district where her father lived. Williams-Bolar used her father’s address, where she alleges she lived part-time. Yet the Copely-Fairlawn School District felt she was lying [Read More…]

belief … story or history? (RJS)

Francis Collins, in the brief stretch between stints as head of the Human Genome Project at NIH and, now, Director of NIH, put together a book, Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith, an anthology of readings he finds helpful in discussing rational reasons for belief in God. The anthology is, in some sense, a [Read More…]

Discipleship: Does Location Matter?

Frank Viola contends organic churches are the most natural place for discipleship to occur. What do you think? Does location matter? Does context matter? One of the most striking observations I’ve made over the last 21 years is how disciple-making operates in an organic church compared to a more traditional/institutional church. Those who stress the [Read More…]