Divide Over Franklin Graham's Comment ...Bob Jones Retracts Idea, 10 of the Worst Christian T-Shirts, and other interesting links

Is the Modern Offering the Same as Biblical Almsgiving? - "I have never heard an evangelical sermon on almsgiving. Despite countless texts in the Hebrew Bible about generosity toward the poor, the example of the first Christians, and a long tradition of the practice, especially ...

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Facebook Bans Christian Organization's Ad ...For Those Who Say They Don't Want a Funeral, The First Church of TED and other links for the weekend
Facebook Bans Christian Organization's Ad ...

Tony Campolo Speaks Candidly About Bart Campolo - "I really could have done a better job of nurturing my son in the 'nurture and admonition of the Lord.' I could have spent more time listening to him and answering his questions. Sadly, what is done in time is irrevocable." ...

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Connected But LonelyEven with all our social media "followers" and "friends" we are more lonely than ever.
Connected But Lonely

Today we spoke with speaker, author and blogger, Erin Davis. Erin addresses women of all ages nationwide and is committed to sharing God’s truth with others. Her latest book Connected: Curing the Pandemic of Everyone Feeling Alone Together looks at the roles things ...

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Atheist Hospital Chaplains ...Preaching Christologically, Parenting with Perspective, and more links you'll enjoy
Atheist Hospital Chaplains ...

Your Church's Management Culture - Thom Schultz looks at five models, the Family Run church, the Celebrity Centered church, the Deacon Possessed church (I loved that title), the Team Oriented church and the Democracy Weighted church. "Every congregation–and each ...

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Darkness and Light in Ferguson A pastor reflects on recent resignations, a controversial report, and another act of violence.
Darkness and Light in Ferguson

As night falls on this Sunday evening in Ferguson Jeffrey Williams, 20, in jail for shooting two police officers. In some churches, people headed into evening services. In our own, there is quiet prayer. My thoughts and prayers turn to this 20-year-old. If the charges are ...

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If Jesus Addressed Congress ...Amen is replaced by applause, Preparing yourself to preach at a funeral and other interesting links for the weekend
If Jesus Addressed Congress ...

The Pastor in the Larger Community - This is one of a series currently running at Pomomusings: "... I thought it was some Christian youth thing, but found out it was a free community event that was requesting people to give five minute presentations about something they ...

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Screens and Your TeensKathy Koch on guiding teens to use technology well.
Screens and Your Teens

Dr. Kathy Koch, the Founder and President of Celebrate Kids, Inc., has influenced thousands of parents, teachers, and children in about 25 countries through keynote messages, workshops, seminars, assemblies, and other events. We interviewed her about her latest book, Screens ...

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