Archives for May 3, 2011 @ 19:36

Just saw this little fella…

Kris and I spotted a Blue Gray Gnatcatcher on our evening walk. First time for us. [Read more…]

Jesus Creed Video

From Journey Church to Paraclete, this video is awesome. And this older DVD promo: See: The Jesus Creed: Loving God, Loving Others. [Read more…]

Raise the Salaries of Public School Teachers

From NYTimes: WHEN we don’t get the results we want in our military endeavors, we don’t blame the soldiers. We don’t say, “It’s these lazy soldiers and their bloated benefits plans! That’s why we haven’t done better in Afghanistan!” No, if the results aren’t there, we blame the planners. We blame the generals, the secretary [Read More…]

Who Can We Trust? (RJS)

I recently read three posts on the blog Cognitive Discopants worth some serious discussion. The first,  Why I Have Difficulty Trusting Christians, leads to the title of my post today. This post outlines a journey from acceptance to distrust of evangelical apologists and authorities. The next two posts provide an approach to searching for truth [Read More…]

Revise Us Again

Frank Viola, in his new book, Revise Us Again: Living from a Renewed Christian Script, says there are three gospels at work in the church today: The Libertine Gospel: Jesus is my Savior, I believe in God, I go to church, I am a good person, and beyond that God doesn’t care much. The libertine [Read More…]