Healthcare In USA: Your Chance to RANT or RAVE! [or] Would Jesus have Voted Yea or Nea?

This is going to be a very short post.  I simply have some questions: Is the new health care bill something to RANT or RAVE about?  Why or why not?  Theologically?  Practically? PS – Would Jesus have Voted for the Health Care Bill? (Give biblical criterion) [Read more…]

Is Ethical Buying the New Legalism? part 2

It has been about a week since I did a post about the dilemma between purchasing ethically and becoming a new kind of legalist. I want to draw some attention to an idea that came through a few of the comments that were shared on the last post. It is the tension between the almost [Read More…]

Is Ethical Buying the New Legalism? part 1

A couple of weeks ago I purchased a book called, “The Better World Shopping Guide” and the corresponding “Better World Shopper iPhone App.”  It is an invaluable resource for anyone who cares about ethical buying.  Tools like this remind us that what we purchase at the grocery store, fast food restaurant, car dealership, coffee shop, [Read More…]

Storyline – Christ and Caesar: An Unexpected King; Luke 2 (podcast)

DOWNLOAD MP3 HERE (Right click, save link or target as…) This is a message that kicked off the New Testament portion of our Storyline series. We have studied the bible in 6 “Acts” (Creation, Crisis, Community [Israel], Christ, Church, and Consummation). This is a talk that bridges the gap between the Old and New Testaments [Read More…]