Archives for Sep 21, 2011 @ 13:27

Your Brain and Forgiveness

Ellen Weber has a good post looking at forgiveness through the lens of brain activities. I clipped just one question. Go to the link for more. Why do brains hold grudges that slow mental synapses? When hurt by people you trust and love, your brain slips into confusion and sadness tends to follow. If you [Read More…]

Kara Powell and Integrating Churches

From Kara Powell’s blog Sticky Faith: What do you think of this idea? Do you see a problem with integration that needs to be addressed? As we have wrestled with the concept of Sticky Faith in our context, the importance of intergenerational worship has risen to the top of our list of adjustments to make. [Read More…]

You Lost Me 1

David Kinnaman has written what I suspect will be a much-discussed, perhaps much-debated, book about why it is that young adults are walking out the doors of the church. His book is called You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church…and Rethinking Faith. David’s previous book, called unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks [Read More…]

The Reformers and their Bible

Of all the contributions of the Reformation, surely at the top of the list was the renewed affirmation of the Bible’s authority, often called sola scriptura. I’m a firm believer in this Reformation contribution and find it most accurately expressed in prima scriptura and not nuda scriptura (as it has sometimes been practiced by some). [Read More…]