It can be a benefit to your congregation to host a congregation of people who speak a different language to worship among you.
Sports: If I don't begin with Korea's advance to the second round of the World Cup with their 2-2 draw with Nigeria last evening, I might get lynched. Freedom of Religion: Apparently in dearborn, handing out information about Christianity to Muslims is "disorderly conduct". Some also worry that word choices among the Obama administration may … Continue reading Online Reading, June 23, 2010
Church and Social Media: This article has special interest for me working in Korea where privacy is much less of an expectation. The Church in North Africa: The expulsion of hundreds of Christian foreign workers in Morocco is making for friction with the U.S. State department. The Church in Afghanistan: Pray for our brothers and … Continue reading Online Reading, June 22, 2010
Hostages: getreligion has some really good questions surrounding the deal between the Taleban and the South Korean government. (I'd also ask how representative the Korean Council of churches is of the vast diversity of Korean evangelicalism.) Mother Theresa: while Christopher Hitchens welcomes Mother Theresa to the ranks of atheism, Al Mohler comments on the controversy. … Continue reading Online Reading, August 30, 2007
Debate: Al Mohler (president, Southern Baptist Seminary), and Orson Scott Card (author of several Hugo and Nebula award winning novels and a devout Mormon) conclude their debate "Are Mormons Christian" Liberalism and Christianity: Gary Shavey, a pastor at Mars Hill Church, explores Liberalism in Christianity, the notes and MP3 are here. South Korean Aid Workers: … Continue reading Online Reading
The Bible Study I attend in St. John's is continuing to look into the Word of God, guided by a John Piper book, "When I Don't Desire God" (available online by clicking on he link). Last week, they went through Chapter 4 of the book, Joy in God is a Gift of God: Doing Ourselves … Continue reading Bible Study comments 1: Knowing that faith is a gift of God moves us (among other lesser things) to Glory in Christ.
Every once in a while, often without warning, I can be struck with the beauty of things around me. One of those experiences struck me today, and caused me to think immediately of a book I heard reviewed recently. It was called "Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existance". I've never … Continue reading Better off knowing God.