Archives for Feb 5, 2011 @ 17:05

Who Says it’s not Cold in Chicago?

Postman Pat, Chicago, Rest in Ice: [Read more…]

For Steelers Fans

Did you see this from AP? CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) – It’s only natural that Pittsburgh-area steelworkers would want to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday’s Super Bowl. But a U.S. Steel memo says workers in the Clairton, Irvin and Edgar Thomson mills who miss work Sunday or Monday “without just cause” will face “severe disciplinary [Read More…]

Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Bruce Longenecker

Bruce W. Longenecker, Remember the Poor: Paul, Poverty, and the Greco-Roman World. Reviewed by Wes Vander Lugt PhD candidate, University of St Andrews Caring for the poor is a prominent theme throughout the Bible, but some argue that the apostle Paul is an exception to the rule. According to this perspective, Paul’s main concern was [Read More…]

No one has a conference like this…

… but we need it. It’s called the Epic Fail Pastor’s Conference. It’s for failures. Back in August I wrote a post on the blog called EPIC FAIL Pastors’ Conference. It was an idea (mostly theoretical) that had been stirring in me for a while that I finally found some time (and words) to tell about [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings

Our favorite tree in Safety Harbor Dave Dunbar, in his monthly entry to Missional Journal: “A sabbatical from politics–that’s what I proposed in the last Missional Journal. In light of what James Davison Hunter has termed the “politicization of nearly  everything” it seems wise for the church to recalibrate its approach to cultural  engagement. In [Read More…]