Archives for Jul 25, 2011 @ 14:43

This Just In…

… if you are non-African, you are part Neanderthal. If your heritage is non-African, you are part Neanderthal, according to a new study in the July issue ofMolecular Biology and Evolution. Discovery News has been reporting on human/Neanderthal interbreeding for some time now, so this latest research confirms earlier findings…. Neanderthals possessed the gene for language [Read More…]

Greece and America

Thomas Friedman, from Greece: That brings up another similarity between Greece and America: that the necessary may be impossible, that baby boomer politicians in the age of Twitter may not be up to addressing problems this big. The hole is too deep and power too fragmented. The only way out is by collective action — [Read More…]

A Really Good Question

A question comes to me from a reader: What is considered ministry for the church? Is it only programs in which the gospel message is given? or where the Bible is taught? Do churches consider a program as ministry if it meets the wholistic needs of the community even though a message isn’t given or [Read More…]

Here’s Jimmy! 9

As if the change to the “new” perspective wasn’t enough for some, Tom Wright began to push into new territory and he knew it wasn’t just the old “new” perspective so Tom called what he was doing the “fresh” perspective, and I want to say one bit about this “fresh” perspective to form the introduction [Read More…]

Tim Gombis on The Paul We Think We Know

By Tim Gombis, from CT: But first a brief on the issue. The “new” perspective has thrown a spanner into theology, and it is such a powerful, paradigm-shifting perspective that at times things seem incomprehensible. The writings of Paul, which used to be so clear in the “old” perspective, are suddenly no longer so clear. [Read More…]