Archives for Nov 22, 2013 @ 11:06

50 Years Ago: C.S. Lewis

Two of the most influential voices in evangelicalism were not evangelicals themselves, though they have been claimed for evangelicalism and many younger thinkers can’t imagine their not being evangelicals. Those two are Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an orthodox Lutheran, and C.S. Lewis, an Anglican with the sensibility of a “mere” kind of Christianity. In their day neither [Read More…]

8 Facts about Evolution

From iO9: Homo sapiens evolved about 200-150,000 years ago in Africa, but our story as a species stretches back much further than that with early human ancestors. And the evolution ofHomo sapiens is itself a tangled tale, full of unanswered questions and gothic family melodrama. Here are a few facts you may not know about the human [Read More…]

Messy Bible, Clean Lives (by John Frye)

Readers of the Bible discover very soon that the Bible is a messy book. Chocked full of stories—some familiar and others quite odd, and poetry about all kinds of subjects: speech, sex, enemies, searing pain and God, and enigmatic apocalyptic images with fire-breathing dragons and tattoos on the thigh of Son of God, the Bible [Read More…]

#Godtalk (by Lauren Anders)

From Lauren Anders: #evangelism At the end of September, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake acted in a sketch where they used hashtags in an ordinary conversation. If you haven’t seen it, you should. It’s hilarious. And relevant to this post. And did I mention that it’s hilarious? (Note: There’s one swear at the end that [Read More…]