Archives for Sep 12, 2012 @ 15:03

Secularization Theory Unbounded

This fellow pretends the evidence in his favor, when all the evidence suggests that modernity has not in fact eroded religious faith. There may be some nostalgia, but the evidence is not suggesting the decline of religion as much he suggests. My first reason (the increased acceptance of science) may seem counter-intuitive, especially in the [Read More…]

What Men and Women (no longer) Want

By Maia Szalavitz: Well, I’d like to know if this is accurate in your world? Men seek youth and beauty, while women focus on wealth and status — evolutionary psychologists have long claimed that these general preferences in human mating are universal and based on biology. But new research suggests that they may in fact [Read More…]

Missional Spirituality

Discipleship is the key to missional because it is discipleship — the process of forming a human into Christlikeness — that determines the shape of what the Christian will look like. So, we need to look at what folks are aiming at when they “disciple” someone. What is the goal? Roger Helland and Len Hjalmarson, [Read More…]

What Would You Say?

A letter from a writer, appropriately edited to bury identification: The question is open for you: What would you advise? I have debated with myself for some while in regard to whether or not to send you this query. I am sure you receive many of these sorts of emails, and am quite comfortable with [Read More…]