There is a great difference in excellency, usefulness, and comfort between people of clear, digested knowledge, and confused, undigested apprehensions. -Richard Baxter

Archive for April, 2008

A Peel that doesn’t chafe!

say, if you appreciated what Bill Peel had to say a couple weeks back on a theology of work, then you might as well sign up for his weekly email at the 24sevenfaith site.

the more I scrub, the more pronounced the stain…

here’s an intriguing new film soon to be released.  (HT: RB)

pray for the Kolbs

a few of you may remember Seth and Kristen (nee Seckinger) Kolb.  They live in Colombia, where Seth works for the State Department; and they have a son, Jackson, who is 9 months old.  This week they learned Jackson has what may very well be a malignant tumor above his knee.

They are being med-e-vac’d back to Houston for urgent treatment.  

Whether you know them or not, I’m sure they’d be appreciative of your prayers for them and little Jackson.

discerning audio

Hey, did you miss the Discernment retreat, or want to refresh your memory about something Rev. Greene mentioned?  The audio is now available here.  

exploring Expelled

The DMN panned it (or at least the Orlando Sentinel did).  Others of you I’ve spoken with loved it.


Here’s R.C. Sproul’s interview with Stein.  

And here’s Doug Groothuis’s take on it.

Anyone want to share their opinions–positive or negative? 

shamelessly exploiting you as a focus group

what questions does this text create for you?

Acts 5:12   Now many signs and wonders were regularly done among the people by the hands of the apostles. And they were all together in Solomon’s Portico. 13 None of the rest dared join them, but the people held them in high esteem. 14 And more than ever believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women, 15 so that they even carried out the sick into the streets and laid them on cots and mats, that as Peter came by at least his shadow might fall on some of them. 16 The people also gathered from the towns around Jerusalem, bringing the sick and those afflicted with unclean spirits, and they were all healed. Read the rest of this entry »

new book. old subject. fresh comment

Hey, click on the book for a link to a listing for an upcoming book written by none other than Josh Foist’s sister!  Apparently we have here a playful and thoughtful counterpoint to HBO’s (and now syndicated tv’s) comment on the landscape of sexuality in our culture.  The book release is set for early next week.  Anyone want to read it and write up a review for us?