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Good grief. The brain trust at World HQ published the PC(USA) Book of Confessions as a PDF without a table of contents. Way to move (cautiously) into the 1990s!

The Bible as an Enjoyable Reading Experience

The Bible as an enjoyable reading experience — does that sound wonderful to you? Or maybe even ‘unimaginable?’ Watch this video: Bibliotheca Kickstarter from Good. Honest. on Vimeo. I’m not enthusiastic about doing so much work on the reading experience while using an older translation. The ASV, for example, predates the discovery of the Dead … Continue reading »

C. S. Lewis – Where to Start

Have you ever wondered what makes C. S. Lewis such a great writer? Or would you like to get started reading him? In this video, John Piper and Tim Keller talk about how to get started with Lewis: (Via.)

Tab Sweep

There are categories of people you will only reach using social media, as this infographic depicts. (Data from this Pew survey.) The Methodist Hymnal? There’s an app for that! Here’s news about an archaeological excavation of a 1st century synagogue from Magdala. Pope Francis calls Catholics to leave their comfort zones. That’s good advice. But … Continue reading »

Tab Sweep

As you might guess from the scarcity of blog entries here lately, I’m a net consumer (not a net producer) of internet content. Here are some links to things I’ve read this last while. Hero boy, 4, dies after saving 3-year old girl in pool. Heart-breaking. Card swipes in church make giving easier. Why yes, … Continue reading »

Religious News Blog

I stumbled on Kate Shellnutt’s Believe It Or Not blog at the Houston Chronicle. She’s doing a good job of curating interesting articles, albeit with a Texas emphasis.

Administrative Note

Well, I haven’t blogged very much here lately. I’ve been awfully busy coming up to speed on things over at the church. (I posted a picture here of my new computer at work.) I hope to begin posting a little more frequently here, but the reason I’m posting today is to make sure everything is … Continue reading »

Dawkins is Agnostic, Not Atheist

“New Atheist” Richard Dawkins describes himself in this interview (which includes a brief video snippet) as an agnostic, rather than an atheist. Interesting, coming from the author of The God Delusion. And fair enough. Atheism is a belief every bit as much as faith in God. Dawkins is smart enough to realize that claiming a … Continue reading »