Archives for Nov 4, 2012 @ 19:57

Super Bowl Predictions

It’s election season, polls are in the air, and I feel like predicting … the Super Bowl. Who are your picks? I predict the following two teams for the AFC: Baltimore and the Texans. I predict the following two teams for the NFC: Green Bay and San Francisco. Super Bowl game: Texans vs. Green Bay [Read More…]

Which Poll? (That is the question.)

I had a conversation today with Lukas, my son, about polls. I have only one principle: use the most reliable or accurate poll in the previous elections. As a result, from what I’ve seen, the Rasmussen and Pew polls have been the most accurate. So I tend to look to see where they are on [Read More…]

The Church and Life Together

I’ve been reading Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s magisterial, moving Life Together and Prayerbook of the Bible (Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works). It is, so I think, his best book. No need, however, to debate what is neither provable nor non-falsifiable. What is worth discussing is his incredible set of statements about the expectations we bring to the church and [Read More…]

Prayer for All Saints Day

Almighty and merciful God, it is only by your gift that your faithful people offer you true and laudable service: Grant that we may run without stumbling to obtain your heavenly promises; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. Revelation [Read More…]