Jesus Drinking; Sexual Ethics in a Post Christian Culture; Hobby Lobby; Crazy Love; Matt Walsh and much more

Weekend Links Opps! Forgot to post the weekend links. A little late, but always helpful. Better Thinking About Politics and Cultural Engagement http://youtu.be/NaPBcUUqbew 10 Fascinating Facts about the Founding Fathers and American Independence  (Good read for 4th of July Weekend.) Democracy and Morality: Ancient and Modern  (Some of this thinking is going to influence a … More Jesus Drinking; Sexual Ethics in a Post Christian Culture; Hobby Lobby; Crazy Love; Matt Walsh and much more

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Mollycuddled American Kids; American POW; Short Term Missionaries; Pastor’s Wives Talk; Transgenderism;

Weekend Links 10 more days till my wife returns from her visit to West Virginia and her mom.  Can’t wait to see her. In the meantime, I’m getting a lot of reading done. Here’s the links for your weekend education and amusement. Doctrine Defining Inerrancy  (Book Review by Daniel Wallace. Worthy short treatment of some of … More Mollycuddled American Kids; American POW; Short Term Missionaries; Pastor’s Wives Talk; Transgenderism;

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Reading for Life Change; Seven Problems of Activity; Prodigals Speak Out; Ending Abortion

Okay, I know, more snow is coming this weekend. And yes I know, they are predicting a cooler summer this year because of the ice on the all the Great Lakes. But, spring is coming and I am going to rejoice in melting snow revealing grass underneath the fields of white we have been looking … More Reading for Life Change; Seven Problems of Activity; Prodigals Speak Out; Ending Abortion

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Persecuted Church; Plagiarism among Pastors; Paying in Blood; Elephant Room News; and much more.

Weekend Links Video, audio, articles, —it’s all here. As always, inclusion here doesn’t necessarily mean support of all of the particulars in any. Documenting the Demise of Western Culture How Same-sex Marriage Will Hurt You  (Besides bringing down the wrath of God, some practical considerations.) Lincoln Was Wrong: the Southern States Could Legally Succeed?  (An … More Persecuted Church; Plagiarism among Pastors; Paying in Blood; Elephant Room News; and much more.

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Atheist Converts; Game of Thrones Hopelessness; Government Horrors; and much more

Weekend Links Got to play some golf yesterday at a Young Life fund raiser.  My team was less than sterling but we received a reward for losing big — each of us received a copy of the Robert Duval movie, Seven Days in Utopia.  Haven’t seen it but think Duval is great in almost everything, … More Atheist Converts; Game of Thrones Hopelessness; Government Horrors; and much more

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Bob Dylan; the Darkside; Der Spiegel on Obama; Forced Abortions; Sex Trafficking; NFL Leadership Lessons;

Weekend Links The weather is changing, footballs are flying through the air and it won’t be long before the leaves drop from the trees. I love the Fall. And you are going to love some of these links. As always, I don’t endorse all of them or all of the perspective in each of them … More Bob Dylan; the Darkside; Der Spiegel on Obama; Forced Abortions; Sex Trafficking; NFL Leadership Lessons;

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Bioengineering our way out of climate change; Church Planting Assessments; Spiritual Gift Abuse; Voter Fraud; Government Promises and Reality

Weekend Links There are some links here this week that are frightening, exhilarating, affirming and challenging. As always, your mileage may vary and I don’t necessarily agree with all content or conclusions. Leading Better Conversion, Yes and Discipleship Too (J.D. Greear) “I’m More of a Prophet”: How we destroy unity in the exercise of gifts (Miquel … More Bioengineering our way out of climate change; Church Planting Assessments; Spiritual Gift Abuse; Voter Fraud; Government Promises and Reality

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“I was Never Called to be a Missionary. I Volunteered.”

Weekend Links (August 6, 2011) This weeks collection of links, and always remember–just because I put it here doesn’t mean I endorse everything they say. But everything they say is something worth reading and praying over. Growing as a Leader Stop Focusing on What’s Wrong (Leadership Freak) The Intoxication of Pride (Thom Rainer) Mark Dever … More “I was Never Called to be a Missionary. I Volunteered.”

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Come Read with Me

Books on My Reading List for the next month You are likely to see quotes, commentary and reflection from the following books over the next month or two. A God of Many Understandings?: The Gospel and a Theology of Religions, Todd L. Miles:  A serious book that Rob Bell should have read before writing his. … More Come Read with Me

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Transformational Church: How do we get there from here?

Friday is for Heart Songs Ed Stetzer and Thom Rainer’s new book, Transformational Church: Creating a New Scorecard for Congregations, will be one of the texts in the Master’s level class that Ed and I will be co-teaching in the Fall at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Every day I get more excited about the class. … More Transformational Church: How do we get there from here?

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