BibleMesh Blog: Anthony Weiner and Gospel Apologies

This is a post from the BibleMesh blog, Thesis.  I’ve given a snippet here; to read the whole thing, go to this link. ************** You have likely heard of the Anthony Weiner scandal and his ensuing apology.  A married man, Weiner “sexted” with several women until he posted a salacious photo intended for private viewing [Read More…]

The Politics of Jesus, Message One: Andy Davis’s “Babylon: An Ancient Assessment of a Present Reality”

The following is a transcript from the first message of “The Politics of Jesus” conference.  Dr. Andy Davis, the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Durham, NC, where the conference is being held, delivered “Babylon: An Ancient Assessment of a Present Reality” on the evening of Thursday, October 9th.  The following is an edited [Read More…]

Spider Webs of Our Own Making: Pride and the Christian Life

A little while back I blogged about Stephen Altrogge’s book on sports.  I recommended it to my readers and noted as I did so some illumination it brought me about the condition of my heart.  In reflecting more on that condition, I’ve found a resonant image playing in my mind related to my pride.  Like [Read More…]