Creative evangelism and a cup of coffee…

Modern-Day Noah’s Ark Will Serve as Petting Zoo The ark will be part theme park, part floating Christian mission. The idea came to Huibers in a dream, a nightmare that Holland was flooded. A similar fear, we’re told, drove Noah to build his ark that saved...

American Bible Society says no to XXX Church….

I have been hearing a lot of discussion in the last two days about this story: Bringing Bibles to the Porn Industry. Excerpt: Long story short…they have refunded all of our money and have refused to print the Bibles. They have told us that this goes against...

Random tidbit this afternoon….

On Monday I spent about nine hours painting a gazebo in our backyard, which took me about 5-6 hours longer than I thought it would. That’s no fun, but it was a tedious project. What made it all okay though was that at about 5:45 as I was finishing, I was...

Question regarding the post below….

After talking with a friend I am wondering this: Can Christian/Church communities who hold “complementarian” views, and Christian/Church communities who hold “egalatarian” views, come together and work, and minister, and evangelize, and glorify...

seminary students and the pastorate….

Studies Show Increase of Seminarians, Decrease of Pastoral Graduates HT: Smart Christian Interesting. 1. I didn’t go to seminary to go into the ministry. I went to pursue a master’s degree, so that I could pursue a doctorate, so that I could be a seminary...

Discipline vs. ADHD in blogging….

The title makes it sound like this is going to be a fascinating post, but really it’s just an observation. Mark Roberts is a very disciplined blogger. He has got a great series on “The Antiquity and Reliability of the NT Gospels” which is in...

Being shaped by Volf….

I am being profoundly shaped by Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation. And Miroslav Volf, who studied under Jurgen Moltmann is becoming one of my favorite theologians to read. The sheer amount of material and...