Archives for Dec 10, 2011 @ 14:31

Can I get an Amen?

By Greg Metzger: [Bishop Harry] Jackson was making a salient political point that many other non-ordained political commentators have made, but the fact that he is a Christian leader gave the article added weight and appeal. Of course, a month and an abundance of allegations later, with Cain having withdrawn from the campaign, Jackson’s article [Read More…]

Occupy Baseball

Wow, this story by Jeff Passan is worth keeping our eyes on. For two decades now, Major League Baseball has funded its rise from corporate slacker to gilded cash cow on the backs of taxpayers bullied into building new stadiums. It’s a marvel the government took so long to sniff out the rot that emanates [Read More…]

Newt Gingrich and the Palestinians

Newt Gingrich’s comment, that the Palestinians are an “invented people” may have some truths buried in its mistaken terms but his words are terribly inadequate for a public statement by someone running for president. Here’s what he’s saying. Just after World War there was neither an Israel nor a Palestine. The people of the world, [Read More…]

Saturday Book Review: Bill Donahue

This review is by my friend, Bill Donahue, who is unquestionably one of America’s leaders on small group ministry, both in praxis and theology. The Church and the Crisis of Community After reading Scot’s posts about Theresa Latini’s book, The Church and the Crisis of Community, I wanted to add to the conversation. Theresa, a [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings

Very good post on pastoring by Mark Roberts: “Third, we who pastor need to imitate Paul and his colleagues by choosing to be gentle with those we serve, like a nursing mother. Moreover, we should choose to share with them, not only the gospel, but also our own lives. Gospel-shaped ministry is not just preaching [Read More…]