A Meaningless Poll of the World

Friends, I found a meaningless article at the BBC online today. Turns out that the majority of nearly 23,000 people from 17 different countries would prefer Senator Barack Obama as the next president. Well, I have a couple of thoughts on this poll. First, who cares what people around the world think of who should… Continue reading A Meaningless Poll of the World

Funny Picture at Faith and Theology

Friends, I don’t even know how I found this, but I did and it is funny. Evidently this picture was posted and a contest was initiated to find the best caption for it. The winning caption from Dave Belcher: “In a surprise move at the Vatican this weekend, Pope Benedict XVI performed a spontaneous same-sex… Continue reading Funny Picture at Faith and Theology

Stanley Hauerwas on Confession & Confrontation & Communion

Friends, I’m reading a wonderful new book (Brazos, 2006) called: Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible: Matthew by Stanley Hauerwas. It’s really very thought provoking and well written. I came across a paragraph I’d like to share with you: Jesus charges members of the church to confront those whom we think have sinned against us.… Continue reading Stanley Hauerwas on Confession & Confrontation & Communion