Archives for Mar 22, 2011 @ 12:24

The Same God 7

Miroslav Volf, Professor at Yale, on the dedication page of his new book — Allah: A Christian Response, says this: To my father, a Pentecostal minister who admired Muslims, and taught me as a boy that they worship the same God as we do. Volf’s quest is to build a theological basis for peaceful co-existence [Read More…]

Jesus Creed for Students — Giveaway

Syler Thomas and Chris Folmsbee, both youth pastors, and I have combined to write a Jesus Creed book for students. This is a completely new book from anything I’ve written. It has been edited and edited to make it understandable and useful for students. Today we are making a very special offer. We are giving [Read More…]

Ambition … Virtue or Vice? (RJS)

We’re in the middle of a nice series of posts with brief meditations by Jeff Cook from his book Seven: The Deadly Sins and the Beatitudes. The first meditation on envy started me thinking, and I would like to put up some of these thoughts and start a conversation on the concept of ambition and [Read More…]

More Like Prayer 1

Out of the story of America’s social history in the 20th Century will arise the names of people who, instead of using violence, chose a militant nonviolence — a stubborn, robust, principle-driven approach to establishing justice and abolishing injustices. Those names will begin with Martin Luther King Jr, but behind him and alongside him will [Read More…]