Archives for May 20, 2012 @ 14:33

Pre-Announcement: Footsteps of Jesus and the Apostles

Kris and I would like to invite you to join us for a lifetime adventure in the footsteps of Jesus and the apostles. We are working on details, so some may shift slightly, but we plan on a 13-day tour of Asia Minor (modern day Turkey) to visit some sites associated with the apostle Paul [Read More…]

Abstainer or Moderator?

From Gretchen Rubin: For a long time, I kept trying this strategy of moderation–and failing. Then I read a line from Samuel Johnson, who said, when someone offered him wine: “Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult.” Ah ha! Like Dr. Johnson, I’m an “abstainer.” I find it far easier to [Read More…]

Countries and Belief in God

From LiveScience: Percent of residents who said they were certain of God’s existence: Japan: 4.3 percent East Germany: 7.8 percent Sweden: 10.2 Czech Republic: 11.1 Denmark: 13.0 Norway: 14.8 France: 15.5 Great Britain: 16.8 The Netherlands: 21.2 Austria: 21.4 Latvia: 21.7 Hungary: 23.5 Slovenia: 23.6 Australia: 24.9 Switzerland: 25.0 New Zealand: 26.4 West Germany: 26.7 [Read More…]

That World Civ Class

It’s high school graduation time and we’re going through some themes in the new book Game Plan: Practical Wisdom for the College Experience (co-written by Nic Gibson). The first chapter (written by Nic) deals with what he calls “three converging dangers” that students face on secular campuses: unlimited freedom, the absence of the comfortable Christian [Read More…]

Prayer for the Week

O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that place where our Savior Christ has gone before; who lives and reigns with you [Read More…]