Archives for December 2012

2012’s biggest victories for animal welfare

Check out this great video from the Humane Society: [Read more…]

Two Preaching Resources from Logos (Quotations and Prayers)

I thought I’d let you know about two resources that LOGOS just put out that could be helpful for preachers and teachers. I think that they offer a quick way to bring added depth to sermons. Here they are with a link to each of them…  300 Quotations for Preachers with Slides  Find precisely the [Read More…]

What the HELL? – Lingo for talking about damnation

The following is an exerpt from blogger friend Ryan Robinson. I like what he does in his blog post titled “Definitions When Discussing Hell.” He says the following: The Purpose of Hell Torture: This is what most people think Hell is for …it is based in a definition of extreme retributive justice. Extinction: The purpose [Read More…]

An Unexpected King – A Christmas Eve Reflection on Jesus, Empire, & the Poor

Below I offer a brief Advent devotional for this Christmas Eve. This was published in Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary’s Advent Devotional. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news… Today in the town of David a Savior has been born… Christ the Lord.” Luke 2.10-11 When I proposed to my wife, I wanted [Read More…]