Francis Chan gives a heart felt plea for us to answer the request of the persecuted Christians in India: ‘Remember us, pray for us’ My heart was deeply touched by this video. Believers in Jesus are in great danger in many countries of the world. I have heard that there are even orphanages for the children of martyrs. If you… Read more →
One of the things I find most fascinating is making associations, making connections between seemingly disconnected ideas. At this time I am working on how to be innovative in missional research. By missional research I mean discovering the best ways for Christ followers to apply their apprenticeship to Christ in a specific local context and that especially when the apprentice… Read more →
New wheelchair gets its first real-world test Grad student’s device aims to meet the needs of millions of people in the developing world. I was really impressed by the innovation and social entrepreneurship of this product. Take a good look!.
I enjoyed this short video and think it explains nicely why studying theology makes sense for everyone. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8788549&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 DugDownDeep_Carnahan.mov from Covenant Life Church on Vimeo..
I love to talk about innovation and to be innovative in my field. Part of my work is also with the Bible and in theology. Admittedly it is less threatening to be innovative in Christian mission and research. But they all require creativity and innovation. For me, the reason why Bible study and theology can be so creative and innovative… Read more →
This is a great video on the global statistics on Christianity (Evangelical) done by Intervarsity. Nicely done. It was presented at the Urbana conference. Here is where you can get more videos from the Urban2009 conference. I put evangelical in parenthesis since although they do not say specifically that they are talking about evangelicals the statistics do express that. I’m evangelical… Read more →
Jesus talked about identifying false prophets and about the foundations we have for our lives. Play the presentation below and think through the passage. http://prezi.com/bin/preziloader.swf Matthew 7:15-29 on Prezi .
This gave me a huge laugh today and just had to share it with you. Apparently there is a Communist Museum in Prague. I have only been to Prague a couple of times and never really had the chance to go site seeing. But this looks like it might be fun. .
I am doing a lot of reading on the spirituality and religion of the United Kingdom. This morning I came across a book published in 2006 called “Making Sense of Generation Y: The World View of 16-25 Year Olds” They interviewed 180 youth from all over the UK. One of their conclusions was, “We were impressed by the creativity with… Read more →
Sometimes we do not really know what to pray for people who are not following Jesus or have not placed their faith in Him. What follows is a list of things you could pray for family, friends and strangers. It is a great list to use during prayer walks. Remember that many people will feel a sense of belonging to… Read more →