Kent — [insert Scooby Doo villain voice] “If it wasn’t for you meddling bloggers…” I’m impressed about this Out of Ur post for a couple of reasons. First, it links to two sites which usually don’t get a lot of play in larger evangelical circles (fbcjaxwatchdog; Wartburg Watch). Second, this subject goes hand-in-hand with the [...]
I have one general question regarding the new Cross Conference (YRR student missions conference this December in Louisville), and one comment based on that question: General Question — How much, if any, of the decision to establish a new student missions conference (the organizer of which appears, by the address listed at the bottom of [...]
In the middle of our late-evening conversation tonight at a local diner in Burke, my new friend looked across the table and asked, “Ever hear of Michael Spencer?” I smiled a nostalgia-and-we’ll-see-him-again-at-the-resurrection-laced smile, and answered, “most certainly.” As I then learned, Michael’s evangelical collapse article has received new life via Rod Dreher at The American [...]
The part that *really* rankled me regarding Tim’s post was his caveat re: his “relationship” with CJM and SGM – Before I begin, it may be useful for me to explain the nature of my relationship with C.J. Mahaney and Sovereign Grace Ministries, though there is actually very little to explain. I recall meeting Mahaney [...]
John Piper will be preaching this Sunday at CJ Mahaney’s church, Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville.
I dunno, Matthew — the North Korean government is turned up way past 11 on the crazy dial.
If everyone would just admit I’m right the first time around, discussions around here would be much less rancorous. (jn)
I know I was intrigued when I found out that Rodrigo y Gabriela got their start playing thrash metal in Mexico.
Our own church went straight through the Hebrews series during Advent, with a visiting guest speaker last Sunday who preached on adoption. It was a great sermon on adoption, mind you, but I’m in agreement with folks here at the Bar — it would be lovely to follow the traditional church calendar at least once [...]
And then there’s how the discussion went over at the 9 Marks blog back in December 2010 – Jim Hamilton, who asked the initial question under the title of “The Hallmark Calendar“: Do those of you who carry the main preaching load at your church depart from your regularly scheduled programming to preach advent texts [...]