Monthly Archives for December 2007
Has anyone seen Gunther Von Hagens’ Body Worlds 2 exhibit? From what I’ve read, this exhibit looks incredible (and frightening). I’d like to go. Have any of you seen the exhibit? What did you think?
According to Nielsen Media Research, the San Francisco Bay Area is the #3 contributor to and reader of blogs in America. Austin, Texas ranks first. Portland, Oregon ranks 2nd.
In yesterday’s edition of the San Francisco Chronicle, columnist Mark Morford expresses some of his views of Protestant megachurches and pastors: …the bizzarre parallel universe of conservative Christian megachurches, those giant ultra-bland heavily shellacked stadium-size fluorescent nightmare warehouses that are … Continue reading
“To have power in your life as a pastor, it is supremely important that you make it a first order of business for the rest of your life not to do things to impress people or gain a reputation or … Continue reading
After work today I had a massive snowball fight with three fellow CPC pastors and our church administrator (depending on usage, it might take a few minutes for the video to load–use the time to do some push-ups or something): … Continue reading
My post on the Na blog, Why I Don’t Go To Church, is stirring up quite a discussion. You may want to view the discussion and/or add to it.
From The New York Times: There are just over 1,300 megachurches in the United States, according to the most recent survey by Prof. Scott Thumma at the Hartford Institute for Religion Research. These are churches that average at least 2,000 … Continue reading
Last night at 20s we hosted three special guests from Cambodia: Paul, Bonseum, and Som Oll. For the past 17 years Paul Nuth (far left) has been leading a church planting movement in Cambodia that has been aggressively advancing the … Continue reading
Last night, in our study of Hebrews 4, I used this quote from Martin Luther, reflecting on the fuel behind the reformation: I simply taught, preached, wrote God’s Word: otherwise, I did nothing. And when, while I slept, or drank … Continue reading
Bay Area Theological Library Lamplighter Lectures: December 7-8, Tremper Longman, “Holy War in the Old and New Testaments”
This weekend my former professor and my continued friend, Tremper Longman, is delivering the next series of Lamplighter Lectures for the Bay Area Theological Library. If you live here in the Bay Area and you don’t have weekend plans, I … Continue reading