Weekly Meanderings

Got a caption for this picture? Peggy, the virtual abbess, surveys the land of her life … in a triad. Pastor Josh examines the burden of the image of God. MaryKate Morse has planted two churches — good reflections. Mark Roberts writes from the other angle of pastoral ministry — on the suicide of a [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

I read through my blog reader this week and, wow, well a bundle of my bloggers didn’t write one post this week … so we’re a bit thin. Mike Breen asks why missional communities need to be 20-50 people. Michael Bird has an excellent post. Justin Topp on Karl Giberson: Part one and Part two. [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

The Chicago Cubs Excellent post by Allan on faith’s challenge in a good society. And CAS looks at our society from the opposite angle. Derek explores the socio-economic kingdom vision of Jesus. What Patrick says about Ireland is good for the USA. Church numbers (HT: Geeding) Preacher Mike’s pen was raptured … Mike Glenn posts [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

Our favorite tree in Safety Harbor Dave Dunbar, in his monthly entry to Missional Journal: “A sabbatical from politics–that’s what I proposed in the last Missional Journal. In light of what James Davison Hunter has termed the “politicization of nearly  everything” it seems wise for the church to recalibrate its approach to cultural  engagement. In [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

It’s been a dreary week in Chicago, my home town: Kris and I want to thank you the many readers of these Weekly Meanderings. Many tell us they drink their Saturday morning cup of coffee over these links … and if you have some links for us during the week, send them our way. We [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

Alan Jacobs has a good suggestion — or more than one. JR Briggs has a good story. The Intruder. LaVonne’s ten wishes for the health care plan. Justin Topp brings this discussion into one paragraph: “The public portion of the discussion started in June when Mohler, at the Ligonier Ministries 2010 National Conference (transcript here) spoke [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

Our nation mourns… Especially nice reflection by Mike Glenn on the sounds of forgiveness. That sound could be heard among the Amish. Insightful, if a little testy, sketch about “deacons” in Acts by Daniel Kirk. Speaking of leaders, David Fitch is a bit testy about “leaders.” Ted sketches a most important reminder: forgiveness. Brad Boydston’s [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

Chicago, my home town. David Opderbeck is beginning a “Daybook” blog post each day. Mark it. Good one! Good piece on marriage and realism by Christine Scheller: “I am simultaneously compelled to resist the encroaching pressure of the easy out and feel a deep obligation to model fidelity and stability to the next generation in [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings (Christmas Edition)

We’ve not done a Weekly Meanderings on Christmas, at least that I can remember, so this is a Special Edition of Weekly Meanderings that will focus on Christmas links. And it comes a day early! Two reindeer were mysteriously spotted in the area … Gary Stratton takes on Ricky Gervais over It’s a Wonderful Life. [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings

It’s cold here in Chicago, my home town. Bob‘s got the posts of the week. April‘s got the room ready for those kids. Mark’s advice on preaching the other Christmas Story. Brad Lomenick’s advice for 55+ leaders. Dan Reid’s infallible advice about publishing … the link takes you to one page, but scroll down a [Read More...]


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