Does Politics Have Something to Teach Us About Evangelism?

I found this quote from the New Yorker piece on Obama very interesting from an evangelistic standpoint: “Gradually, Chicago caught up with the rest of the country and media-driven politics eclipsed machine-driven politics. “It became increasingly difficult to get into homes and apartments to talk about candidates,” Rose said. “High-rises were tough if not impossible [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, July 18, 2008

1. You thought your tryouts for your high school teams were tough? Trying living in California and trying out with the sons of Joe Namath, Wayne Gretzky, and Will Smith. 2. Ever wonder how an album gets recorded? Here’s a peek into the recording of the “Looked Upon” album I mentioned last week. 3. How [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, April 4, 2008: The Lord’s Prayer, Rhapsody in August, and the Explanatory Power of Credobaptism

1. My wife showed me this video of a tiny little girl singing the Lord’s prayer. It’s precious. Out of the mouth of babes… 2. If you have not seen have August Rush, then you have not heard “August’s Rhapsody”. Therefore, you are impoverished. Listen to this little girl sing–it is nothing short of rapturous! [Read More...]

The Strange and Consuming Spectacle That Is “Extreme Home Makeover” and “Oprah’s Big Give”

I confess that until recently I had not watched a minute of the ABC show “Extreme Home Makeover.” Then, randomly, I watched a few moments several weeks ago, my snobbery at mainstream American entertainment (temporarily) overcome. I came away touched by the show’s heart, even as I found aspects of it quite interesting. There’s another [Read More...]


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