Archives for Aug 17, 2012 @ 14:37

5%, I’ll Take That!

See this from AP? BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – A Los Angeles restaurant is offering a deal to customers who agree to look at their fellow diners instead of their phone screens. Eva Restaurant is giving a 5 percent discount to customers who will leave their cellphones with staff when they are seated. Owner Mark [Read More…]

iPhone Orphans

From Beth Teitell: What are you doing about this ongoing nagging problem? Kids have always fought household rivals for their parents’ attention, of course. But competing against a phone attached to a kitchen wall or a newspaper is nothing compared with going head-to-head with Facebook or Angry Birds. No one has calculated the number of [Read More…]

Oak Creek and Media

By Naunihal Singh: The media has treated the shootings in Oak Creek very differently from those that happened just two weeks earlier in Aurora. Only one network sent an anchor to report live from Oak Creek, and none of the networks gave the murders in Wisconsin the kind of extensive coverage that the Colorado shootings received. The [Read More…]

What Pastors Urgently Need: John Frye

What Pastors Urgently Need First , a big “thank you” to Scot McKnight for inviting me to post a weekly reflection on pastoral ministry in this 21st century.  You can read my first two posts on this topic at my blog “Jesus the Radical Pastor.” Second, a word about my purpose. I am writing very [Read More…]

Piper and What We Must Believe

I have a friend who has chatted with me for years about what a person must believe in order to be saved. In his case the issue often comes down to whether one must believe Jesus is God, and he has contended that no text telling people what to do or believe in the NT ever [Read More…]