@emergentvillage new religion poll shows Americans claiming “no religion” is up to 15% from 8.2% in 1990 – http://is.gd/myDP.
allowing Jesus to shape our view of God, the church, and the world we are better equipped to rejesus our church communities -MFrost AHirsch.
“The heroes of church history began as reflective Christians who doubted what everyone else took for granted.” ~ Brian McLaren @FrankViola.
My Dad, who taught at a university, use to always say, “Not all of my students do well but I take comfort because Jesus had Judas, he did not do that well either.” For my Dad, Jesus was a benchmark for teachers. When I read John 1:6-13 I found a benchmark for ministry in John the Baptist. I love making… Read more →
“NEW DELHI (AP) — More than 100,000 young women were killed in fires in India in a single year, and many of those deaths were tied to domestic abuse, according to a new study published Monday. Young Indian women are more than three times as likely to killed by fire as their male compatriots, according to an article published on… Read more →
so involved in the Christian subculture that you are no missional good. = so heavenly minded that you are no earthly good..
I am interested in urban life. I bumped into the urban dictionary today and laughed. It has definitions for urban slang. Here is one: yellular The loudness one adopts in response to a bad cell-phone connection, in the misguided hope that talking louder will improve the connection. “I’m so embarrassed. I went totally yellular at a restaurant last night.” From… Read more →
Here we are at the beginning of lent and many Christians and followers of Christ are fasting for these 40 days before Easter. It’s great. A believer I know who lives in Europe was talking to a man who follows a different religion. The follower of Christ explained that he was fasting for Lent. The man replied, “I have never… Read more →
Can you fast and pray and still not be heard by God? Can you give up everything but water and still not hear from God? Isaiah 58 is the hint.
Ok, I am giving it a try. I started a twitter account and then connected it to my blog. We shall see if it works out well or not. Here is what the Wikipedia says about it: “Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users’ updates (known as tweets), which… Read more →