John Updike Observation on Science and Mystery

Friday is for Heart Songs “And while the book is remarkable in its entirety — take a closer look with Kathryn Schulz’s exquisite review for New York Magazine — one of Holt’s most fascinating conversations is with someone one wouldn’t immediately peg as an expert on cosmogony: novelist John Updike, who seems to share in Isaac Asimov’s famous contention that “the most … More John Updike Observation on Science and Mystery

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Former atheist astrophysicist, Sarah Salviander, explains her journey to Christianity.

Well reasoned testimony of a former atheist’s long journey to faith in Christ. Long, but worth every second of your time. If you doubt your Bible, your faith, the coherance of your faith, this might be just what you need to gaze at the cross with renewed joy. If you have a friend who has … More Former atheist astrophysicist, Sarah Salviander, explains her journey to Christianity.

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Learning from the Failures of Science

The following is from Kairos Journal.  This tragic story raises some simple questions for me: What “scientific conclusions” might our generation be equally embarrassed about in the future? What issues in our time is the Church, late to the game in standing up for justice? Will we learn anything from history? The article is below: … More Learning from the Failures of Science

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Church Planting, Michael Breen; Missional Movement Fail; R.C., Piper and Keller

Weekend Links Politics, Japan, Biblical Interpretation, a smattering of John Piper, Tim Keller and R.C. Sproul, with a little bit of Al Mohler thrown in with Michael Breen and Tullian Tchividjian—-so much to choose from. This weeks links are the last for two weeks. I will be traveling to Japan to speak at a conference … More Church Planting, Michael Breen; Missional Movement Fail; R.C., Piper and Keller

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Obsolete Youth Ministry Methods?; C.S. Lewis and Calvinism; The Trinity; Douglas Wilson; Science and Christians; and more

Weekend Links Doing Ministry Better Are Our Youth Ministries Obsolete, Counter-productive, and Wrongly Thought? (The Gospel Side—-What is so uncool about cool churches) Churches Need to Do a better Job of Preparing Couples for Marriage (Here’s help in doing just that.) Was C.S. Lewis a Calvinist? (Douglass Wilson’s surprising answer) Equipping vs. Serving: Are You Ready for … More Obsolete Youth Ministry Methods?; C.S. Lewis and Calvinism; The Trinity; Douglas Wilson; Science and Christians; and more

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Tim Tebow; Leadership Freak; Lenard Sweet on Following; Mark Driscoll; and much more

Weekend Links Leaders, there are lots of though provoking material here. Evangelists, there is help and hope for the mission of making Christ the issue. Care Givers and Culture changers, there is substance to chew on here. But like every week, the presence of a link here doesn’t mean I agree with all of the … More Tim Tebow; Leadership Freak; Lenard Sweet on Following; Mark Driscoll; and much more

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Incarnation: The Most Radical Intensely Local Ministry Ever

Thursday is for Discipleship (usually) The universe that God has created is magnificently vast. Scientists tell us it is filled with 100-200 billion galaxies. One recent formula put the number closer to 500 billion galaxies. That’s a galaxy for every  star in the Milky Way! Let me understate it. The universe is vast. The Hubble … More Incarnation: The Most Radical Intensely Local Ministry Ever

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