Category: Culture and Current Events

Thinking about Bell’s book


(Disclaimer: My opinion in this post is based on interviews with Rob Bell and not the contents of Love Wins.) Last night, I watched Lisa Miller’s interview with Rob Bell about his new book, Love Wins. One of the things I noticed is that…

A little bedtime reading


I have had to tear myself away from the violent earthquake/tsunami/nuclear meltdown/volcano videos coming out of Japan. I want to stop looking, but I can’t not stare on in horror. These catastrophic events will define the younger generations of Japanese people. Indeed, how can…

The Simeon Trust: Workshop for Women


I know that many of my readers are women who also teach other women in their churches. This weekend workshop looks like an excellent one for learning biblical exposition, interpretation, and teaching. The Charles Simeon Trust aims to help recover the centrality of expository…

My 2 cents on Glenn Beck


I cannot add much good to Dr. Moore’s article, “God, the Gospel, and Glenn Beck.”  He articulates, more eloquently and thoroughly than I could have, the main problem with Christians supporting and participating in what Glenn Beck advocates as a solution for America. It’s…

Just one of the guys?


As we filed out of the classroom that afternoon, Ms. Tucker stood in the doorway handing out forms.  I stopped, held out my hand, and heard, “No, Leslie.  This is just for the boys,” as I felt her hand gently nudge me out the…

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