Archives for Dec 8, 2011 @ 18:00

Politics and the Shows We Watch

From Lisa de Moraes: What do you think? Accurate? The list of top indexing shows popular among more left-leaning Democrats includes NBC’s “30 Rock,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Saturday Night Live,” and “The Office.” Also on their Must-See-TV list are ABC’s “Modern Family” and “Cougar Town”; Fox’s “Glee” and “Raising Hope”; and Showtime’s daddy’s-a-drunk-and-hilarity-ensues series, “Shameless.” [Read More…]

Your Favorite Christmas Movie?

Gary David Stratton asks his audience what is their favorite Christmas movie, and he has a nice breakdown. What is yours? Why? What makes it so good? What better way to get in the holiday spirit than to fire up the DVD, Blu-Ray, Tivo, Wii, XBox, Laptop, IPad, or Smart Phone and watch your favorite [Read More…]

Reverse Mentoring

I wonder if this could apply in other parts of our world: What do you think? By LESLIE KWOH Workplace mentors used to be older and higher up the ranks than their mentees. Not anymore. In an effort to school senior executives in technology, social media and the latest workplace trends, many businesses are pairing upper [Read More…]

If Everyone Else is on Steroids … (RJS)

We just finished a rather long series of posts focused around the examples and issues raised in the new book by Randall Stephens and Karl Giberson The Anointed: Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age. The final post Tuesday What Makes a Leader? looked specifically at the characteristics of evangelical leaders and role played by the [Read More…]

Second Sunday of Advent

Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now [Read More…]

In the Interlude 1

We earth-dwellers are in the interlude between ecological constraint and ecological catastrophe. Formerly our powers were so limited we lived on earth inside natural constraints; the scientific and technological revolutions, while blessing us immensely, have also given us capacities to exploit creation. We are in the interlude. This interlude observation is from George Monbiot as [Read More…]