• May 27

    Did God Give Us the Coronavirus?

    How to explain the coronavirus theologically?
    Did God Give Us the Coronavirus?

    My family and I were driving to the beach not long ago. My husband, my mother and our three children loaded up the mini-van and decided to spend the day playing in the sand and splashing in the waves. Day trips have become fairly ...

  • May 27

    Interviewing Luke Timothy Johnson

    An interview with one of America's finest NT scholars

    Nijay Gupta:

    I am pleased to offer to you this interview I conducted with the one and only Luke Timothy Johnson, Robert W. Woodruff Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Christian Origins. In this interview (part 1), Johnson talks ...

  • Lamenting for the Oppressed

    Look with pity, O heavenly Father, upon the people in this land who live with injustice, terror, disease, and death as their constant companions. Have mercy upon us. Help us to eliminate our cruelty to these ...

  • May 26

    A Day of Rest?

    Then he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.” Mark 2:27-28

    Michael LeFebvre, (The Liturgy of Creation) sees the culmination of the creation ...

  • May 26

    Pretty Bibles for Women

    Aimee Byrd exposes the problem of Women v. Men Bibles
    Pretty Bibles for Women

    Aimee Byrd is peeling off the “yellow wallpaper” covering up the freedom the Bible gives to women in the church in the power of the Spirit. One thing she finds is a significant, substantive difference in the Bibles marketed ...

  • May 25

    Tributes on Memorial Day

    Tributes on Memorial Day

    In the USA we reserve the last Monday of the month of May to honor those who have served and perished in military service. Kris and I are both grateful no immediate members of our family died in military service. Three in our immediate ...

  • May 25

    7 Trends: Yea or Nay?

    Carey Nieuwhof's 7 Trends
    7 Trends: Yea or Nay?

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    Crisis, after all, is not just a disruptor, it’s an accelerator.Some of the changes that were likely arriving in 5-10 years (like the normalization of remote work) arrived in days.The shift from facility-centered ministry ...
  • May 24

    O God, the King of glory

    Prayer of the week
    O God, the King of glory

    O God, the King of glory,
    you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ
    with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven:

    Do not leave us comfortless,but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us,and exalt us to that place where our Savior ...

  • May 23

    Weekly Meanderings, 23 May 2020

    Our weekly set of links and meanderings
    Weekly Meanderings, 23 May 2020

    We are beginning to see hummingbirds on our feeder so I grabbed a picture from Unsplash, though I’m not certain that the image above is from a Ruby Throated. Anyway, that image strikes our feeling for the beautiful hummers that ...

  • Going Forward Means We Can’t Go Back

    There are times in human history that changed everything. One moment life was this way, and the next moment, everything was different.

    The discovery of fire.

    The transition from hunting/gathering to agriculture.

    Writing.

    The atomic bomb.

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