Paul Gravley posted this from YouTube on his blog, Authenticity Matters under the title, “Change.” The part I want to reference comes about 2 minutes in when the fact that there are 31 Google searches each month is typed into a Google search box. Following this, we are told that in 2006, this number wasContinue reading “Google This!”
Join me in welcoming Andrew Decker to the blogosphere! He blogs at Praying Postmodern. Ok, he’s not new, but I’ve just found his blog through Jason Valendy. So, if you haven’t yet, check him out!
I joined twitter a couple of months ago. For those of you who aren’t hip on this, twitter is a micro-blogging platform. “Tweets” are limited to 140 characters. You choose to follow people, other people choose to follow you. When you tweet, everyone who follows you receives the message. I got this idea from Rev.Continue reading “Can you Tweet about God?”
We have decided that we will be teaching and preaching through the Lord’s Prayer during Lent. To help me prepare for this I began reading Lord, Teach Us: The Lord’s Prayer & the Chirstian Life by Willimon and Hauerwas this morning. Though I am very familiar with both Willimon and Hauerwas’s writings and thought, IContinue reading “Y B Christian?”
Please help me welcome my good friend and fellow pastor, Chris Mesa, to the blogosphere
This just in: Bishop Will Willimon, citing famed sociologist of religion Robert Wuthnow of Princeton, says that those in their forties were once considered to be middle-aged, Wuthnow contends that young adulthood today extends to age 45. So, am I still a young adult, or am I a young adult again?
Advice given N. T. Wright by his mentor (cited in Surprised by Hope) : Your praying and your preaching should be of the same length. You don’t want to find yourself limping, with one leg shorter than the other.
A good friend and fellow blogger, Rick Mang, called me the other day with a request for ideas about how to cut energy usage at the church he serves. We talked for a while about ideas. One of the most important points to make about churches conserving energy and reducing their carbon footprint, is thatContinue reading “Help Wanted”
Jack Nicholson was probably right. Tom Cruise couldn’t handle the truth. Can you? Can I? Can we? Claims about truth get thrown around like scud missiles. Some in the church lament the loss of the day when we believed there was absolute truth (or should I say “Absolute Truth”) and that we (the church) hadContinue reading “Truth”