Dr. Ben Carson’s speaking engagement at a Southern Baptist Pastors Conference in Columbus, OH in June was canceled after several pastors opposed the invite.
We need to pray for faithful pastors after God’s own heart to truly feed His Church, and pray for an outpouring of His Spirit for a powerful ministry.
Today’s miscellany, I hope you enjoy! The Iowa Republican: “Independent Voters Overwhelmingly Object to Culver’s Agenda” by Craig Robinson “Your Tax Dollars Hard at Work: First Cars, Now Foreign Oil” by Sarah Palin My Three Cents: “Co-op Sucker Punch?” by Chris Brooks Church Forward: “A Big Draw for First-Time Guests: Ministry to the Poor” by […]
1. “More than a Tagline: The Perils of Church Cliches” by Nick Bal “They stole our line! That’s what we use to describe our church!” I found myself getting a little irked at the revelation that a tagline our church uses is now being used by not one, but two other churches in the same […]
1. Why conservatives should be using Twitter, and 200 “people” you should be following. You can follow me on twitter here. I will follow you back! 2. Christians stop being tightwads, it is time to show the service industry that we are not the lousy tippers that we are perceived to be. 3. Christianity Today […]
We’ve just finished an amazing (historic, annoying, crazy) political season, and the fireworks will continue for some time. What has really struck me lately, is how much we adore our “experts” in America. We hang on their words, we trust what they say, we change our behavior based on their advice. The funny thing is, […]
1. Here’s to you Mr. Seeker-Sensitive Mega Church Pastor Guy! I’m not against mega churches, but I thought this was hilarious. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb9DF16Fx8k HT: C. Michael Patton 2. Planned Parenthood and other supporters of “comprehensive sex education” are now using the latest CDC study that shows that 26% of high school-aged girls have a sexually transmitted […]
I know I have had several personal posts, but I’ve had quite a bit I’ve wanted to share. I am working on another Twenty Items of Interest post and will get back to the Against Abortion series. I’ve worn numerous hats in my “professional” ministry life… residential counselor, youth director, youth pastor, Dean of Students, […]
1. January is National Mentoring Month, and my ministry’s blog, Serve Our Youth Network News, has posted several items related to mentoring, our mentoring program and National Mentoring Month. 2. Chuck Colson on “Truth, Love and Endurance: Dr. King and Christian Activism” you can also listen to his commentary. 3. Justin Taylor interviews Robert P. […]