Grassroots activism that can easily be translated to the church. Did you read my “twitter the gospel” post? Search for it! – post by umjeremy
Andrew Rasiej, founder of the Personal Democracy Forum, a Web site that focuses on the intersection of politics and technology, talks about the Twitter debate between presidential hopefuls John McCain and Barack Obama. He also discusses the forum’s upcoming conference.
This new technology presents wild new possibilities for attractional church ministry—and raises some challenging questions, as well. As churches get bigger and bigger (and smaller and smaller), what do you think about 3D virtual pastors? Is this a good way to steward money and people resources most effectively? Or is this just the ultimate elevation of the “rock star pastor”?
Any other resources for my friend Becca on preaching about the near-sacrifice of Isaac? – post by umjeremy
Really, seriously, what are we supposed to say about this?
What can we say about a God who asks a father to sacrifice his son? What can we say about a father who agrees? How do we not turn this into further violence by saying God later does the same thing to God’s own son, except without the providing-an-alternate-thing-to-slaughter bit?
Hilarious. And summoning she-bears would be especially entertaining. – post by umjeremy
If we could ask God for just one thing, it’d be this: We want superpowers like people in the Bible had.
Is that too much to ask? We could do a lot with our powers, some of it good. So why not? It used to happen quite a bit, the Bible is full of people who God infused with powers that would put most of the Marvel and DC lineup to shame.