Monthly Archives: January 2007

Faith and Reason

I’ve been following the "blogologue" between Sam Harris and Andrew Sullivan on Belief.net about religion and the position of being a religious moderate.  Harris, author of The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian Nation, is an atheist and … Continue reading

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Birdy, Birdy in the Sky . . .

Our yard was invaded with birds today.  First, it was the Robins.  I’ve never seen so many of one kind at one time–a sight to behold.  Then the blackbirds showed up and both groups learned to hunt for worms in … Continue reading

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A Tour of the Evangelical World

My mother-in-law, who lives in Houston, saw a "write up" in today’s Houston Chronicle about Alexandra Pelosi’s most recent film, "Friends of God:  A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi" coming out on HBO this Thursday.  Pelosi is daughter of Speaker … Continue reading

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Cigarette of the 21st Century?

Haven’t we already looked into the relationship between cell phones and brain cancer?  A new study is being conducted, as reported here.

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What Makes a Church Missional

"Missional" is a trendy word these days, now seen in many a church purpose or vision statement.  What does it really mean to be "missional?"  Tim Conder deals with this in an article posted on Out of Ur.  I listed … Continue reading

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A Car at the Y

I saw this while walking out of YMCA after my son’s basketball game today. 

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McLaren on Heaven and Hell

Beliefnet.com’s short video of Brian McLaren on the issue of Heaven and Hell.  McLaren has a great way of pointing to what was important to Jesus and helps one get at what Jesus meant with his words.   Shouldn’t our use … Continue reading

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My Wallet and My Glute

I just changed over to a new-fangled front pocket wallet.  I reminded myself of George Costanza, carrying a wallet so big it was giving him back trouble.  I am not willing to carry a manbag, so I made the switch.  … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Evolution

I’m not sure if this is Creationism vs. Evolution Day, but I’m beginning to wonder after seeing a big story this morning in my daily news and then seeing that  Inherit the Wind–one of the greatest of movies in my … Continue reading

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Jinny’s Times Article

Ever proud of the better half and all she does, especially since I’m not in this one , from the Shreveport Times this morning.

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