Archives for Sep 23, 2012 @ 17:45

Sad Change

Bill Maxwell tells his story of formerly encouraging people to become public school teachers, but he can no longer do that: Are you seeing this? Why do you think it is the case that teachers are leaving? Back then, while recalling my public school teachers and having recently completed two transformative years at the University [Read More…]

Hard to Categorize? But not Reformed?

Kent Shaffer posted his Top 200 Church blogs, and Ed Stetzer made these observations: Seven of the top ten are decidedly Calvinistic, most aggressively so, (Interestingly, Michael Hyatt is Eastern Orthodox (of the Antiochian Sea) which is fascinating. Scot McKnight is hard to categorize, but not Reformed. Now why is it so hard to categorize someone who [Read More…]

Ignobel Prizes

Scientific American posts its IgNobels … and you can click through to see the rest. And such prizes they are. As master of ceremonies and organizer of the IgNobels, Marc Abrahams, famously says at the end of each ceremony: “If you didn’t win an IgNobel prize this year – but especially if you did – better [Read More…]

Prayer for the Week

Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever [Read More…]