Archives for Jun 6, 2012 @ 10:09

How to Turn a Church Around: Jesus Creed Style

By Trevor Lee (HT: :mic): How do you turn around a dying church?  There are books that have been written on that topic.  There are consultants who have led many churches through the process of gaining new life.  I have not written a book and I am not a consultant.  I’m not giving an exhaustive [Read More…]

Churches Gone Progressive

Ross Douthat has a case to make — against what happened to the churches in America in the 60s and 70s. He thinks they went progressive — his term is “accommodationist” — and he doesn’t like it, and after I sketch his complaint and evidence in his book Bad Religion, I will push back a [Read More…]

Text or Phone Call?

What about you? Do you prefer a text message or a phone call? Or an e-mail? Be honest, and now we need to ask: What difference does it make? From AP: Statistics from the Pew Internet & American Life Project show that, these days, many people with cell phones prefer texting over a phone call. [Read More…]

Morality and Body

By Ann F-R: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion explores how human morality develops and affects our daily choices and interactions. In ch. 3, Elephants Rule, Haidt further developed his metaphor of body and mind as an elephant and rider, which illustrated the first principle of the social intuitionist [Read More…]