Archives for Nov 19, 2012 @ 14:07

Not in 27 Years

From Philip Bump: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration summarizes October 2012: The average temperature across land and ocean surfaces during October was 14.63°C (58.23°F). This is 0.63°C (1.13°F) above the 20th century average and ties with 2008 as the fifth warmest October on record. The record warmest October occurred in 2003 and the record coldest [Read More…]

The Key to Science (and all learning) is…?

… being wrong and learning from being wrong. Steven Ross Pomeroy: In 1964, the occasionally enigmatic but always energetic physicist, Dr. Richard Feynman gave a lecture at Cornell University to a packed hall of eager, young scholars. Feynman’s demeanor was crisp and purposeful that day, a style reinforced by his sharp appearance. The professor’s hair was neat and tidy, [Read More…]

Four Fronts in a Church’s Ministry

How does your church do in ministering on all four of these fronts? In Tim Keller’s book, Center Church, four fronts of local church’s ministry are given a chapter each: 1. Connecting people to God through evangelism and worship. He speaks of a biblical theology of worship; then the historic tradition which was liturgical; eucharist. One’s [Read More…]

Distorted Church Teachings about Women

I saw this list by J. Lee Grady, at Charisma Mag, on ten lies the church tells women… and it’s a list worthy of a good conversation today. I give you his opening and then only his list… go to the link to see his explanations: What distortions have you heard? Have you heard these? [Read More…]