Archives for Nov 23, 2012 @ 13:04

Shifting Population

Some are rejoicing that the “white Christian strategy” is losing while others in the church are wondering where to focus… but these numbers, if accurate, are worth pondering. Source: The Daily Beast. Click on the image for a full screen shot. [One of the most annoying features of posts like this for me is when [Read More…]

Top Ten Worst States…

… in which to retire: Here are the 10 worst states for retirement, and some of the reasons why each is on the list. With this ranking the No. 1 spot is the worst of the worst. 10. Rhode Island — high property taxes 9. Maryland — high property taxes and other costs 8. [Read More…]

From the Shepherd’s Nook: Prayer

Quoting Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together, EHP writes, “A pastor should never complain about his congregation, certainly never to other people, but also not to God. A congregation has not been entrusted to him [or her] in order that he should become its accuser before God and men.” Bonhoeffer and Peterson do not believe that pastors [Read More…]

Christians Don’t Kill

People who read a flat Bible, that is, people who think Exodus and Leviticus and Deuteronomy or Joshua and Judges are not just God’s Word but irrevocable commands for all of God’s people and stand at the same level as the Gospels or the Epistles, or people who think Jesus’ powerful statements in the Sermon [Read More…]