"For Thy perfect wisdom and perfect goodness: For the love wherewith Thou lovest mankind: For the love wherewith Thou lovest me: For the great and mysterious opportunity of my life: For the indwelling of Thy Spirit in my heart: For the sevenfold gifts of Thy Spirit: I praise and worship Thee, O Lord." -John Baillie, Read more about The great and mysterious opportunity of my life…[…]
6. "And because it illustrates my point so well, just one more story about my kids…" 5. "For the last time, the money was just *resting* in my account!" 4. "If you'll open your Bibles to the book of Lamentations…" 3. "I saw the most amazing thing at this conference last month and I've been thinking…" Read more about 6 things you never want to hear your pastor say…[…]
I have no words for this one. None at all. None. The only way this picture could be improved would be to make the white horse a unicorn instead…
Ed Note: Is it possible for Jesus to get TOO manly? Yeah… it is. (Oh, lighten up, people. All in fun, all in fun)
I put this out there, not because I think I'm a great preacher you all should hear, but because I imagine that at some point, many of you will come up against 1 Cor 11 the way we did recently and might be just as intimidated at the thought of preaching it as I was… Read more about Sermon on 1 Cor 11[…]
Perhaps now would be a good time to mention the ObamaChrist Facebook group?
What do you think? When I first heard about this ad, I didn't think much of it- I thought Brian would be speaking as an influential Christian voice/writer. But it's pretty clear… "As a pastor" he says. I'm a little uncomfortable with pastors (and this ad is chock full of them) endorsing a candidate AND Read more about Brian McLaren and others make Obama Ad…[…]
Oh, Pandora… we hardly knew ye!
I'm listening to Obama on the Saddleback forum and so far- very impressed. I really, really like the guy. He's made the claim that abortion rates haven't decreased under George Bush. Is that so? Justin Taylor points to this 2008 article from U.S. News and World Report showing abortions have decreased dramatically under George Bush's tenure. The title of Read more about Abortion Rates[…]