Sider’s work was one of my Lenten books. Daniel Clendinin writes in sum of the book: Drawing upon scientific polling from groups like Gallup and Barna, Sider takes the measure of American evangelicals on five data points: divorce, care for the poor, sexual infidelity, racism, and physical abuse in marriage. He is appalled. People who […]
NT scholar Marcus Borg says, “I think of the great Easter hymn, “Christ the Lord is Risen Today,” with all its soaring hallelujahs. And I see that hymn as profoundly true even though I don’t think its truth depends upon the tomb having been empty or something happening to the corpse of Jesus.” I’m not […]
Stealing from my boy Chris Martin, http://chrismartinsblog.com/2008/02/19/the-celtic-way-of-evangelism-george-hunter/ who is the real St. Patrick and when did St. Paddy’s become an excuse to drink ’till you puke? George Hunter provides an exceptional work in which he says that Patrick’s ‘way of evangelism’ is possible to imitate even and especially in our day. What was Patrick’s ‘way?’ […]
We got a new puppy named Coconut. I don’t think there is anything more fun to watch than a boy and his dog. My little ‘Jedi Knight’ loves to roughhouse with his new puppy and it’s as if they’ve known each other for years already. Of course they like to chill together.