Hi All, I have been busy getting things done for my life here in Korea (phone connections, health insurance and the like). I apologize. Below is the manuscript for what I preached last Sunday. The MP3 can be found here. I apologize, I spoke long. Luke 1:5-38 How to talk to Angels. Introduction: Last week … Continue reading Talking to Angels
Science: A wind farm is blamed in Taiwan for killing goats. Religion: John Stackhouse talks about “expecting a miracle” in tough economic times. Preaching: Some feedback you don’t want after a sermon. More Science: Why the Ida fossil probably is not the “missing link”
Okay, I know I've spent time here before. The problem is that this time I recognize a lot, and yet still everything is a little alien. It's a little like the feeling an expat gets when he returns to his home country, save that at least here everybody expects me to be a little out … Continue reading Culture Shocking
Music: The Resurgence’s new music branch (re:sound) is about to open. Culture: With the number one showing at the box office of Angels and Demons (despite mixed reviews), Ross Douthat comments on Dan Brown’s alternative theology (NYT registration required) International: Not so good news to wake up to. Iran tests new mid range surface-surface missile. … Continue reading Online Reading (May 21, 2009)
Journalism: Nancy Gall wonders at the lack of coverage for the March for Life. Blogging: Matt Heerema gives some important reflections for we Christian bloggers. Ministry: Do church planters do counselling? A resurgence article.
Politics: Apparently, the fact that Bible quotes were put on a US defence secretary’s briefings was a bad thing. After doing some reading, I’m still unsure why. Geekdom: Wolfram Alpha, the computational search engine, goes live today. (VERY fun to play with) Language: An Interview with Dr. John Woodbridge about the definition of the term … Continue reading Online Reading (May 19, 2009)
Sorry for the silence, to any who have been reading my blog. I’ve been in the midst of moving to the other side of the planet, and I now live in Cheongju, South Korea. My uncle who apparently was here during the Korean war thought that this place was backward. Of course, a lot … Continue reading Beginning Again with Family Halfway around the World.