Thursday, April 1, 2004

Posted by on 4.1.04 in Churches, Pastors, Theology

10:38 PM Kim Jahns sent an e-mail from missionaries in the Middle East with further insight into the impact of “The Passion of the Christ” in Muslim countries. In just a few short days, more Arab Muslims have been able to clearly hear (and see) the Gospel in their own language than we would be able to reach in a lifetim…

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Monday, March 29, 2004

Posted by on 3.29.04 in Theology

9:56 PM My buddy Roy Hodson in Emmalena, Kentucky asked for a personal favor: I need your help to play a joke on a couple of our son, Caleb’s, friends. He was in a Christian bookstore over the weekend and came across a couple of your books. He mentioned that you and I were friends and he knew you. Well, they didn’t believe …

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Tuesday, March 9, 2004

Posted by on 3.9.04 in Churches, Theology

9:51 PM Jeff Eaton weighs with a rebuttal of sorts to my essay on barbecue. He makes a strong case that the best barbecue in America comes from Kentucky. Here’s part of what he wrote: I was surfing your blog this morning, and was shocked to see a discussion about barbecue that did not pay homage to my hometown, Owensb…

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Sunday, March 7, 2004

Posted by on 3.7.04 in Churches, Congregational Singing, Theology

9:23 AM Finished my final bike ride before our trip. Marlene is packed already—naturally I’ve not really started yet. We leave for the airport in a little over an hour. We’re flying ATA to St. Petersburg where someone from Word of Life will pick us up and drive us to the conference center in Hudson—about an hour…

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Saturday, March 6, 2004

Posted by on 3.6.04 in Churches, Personal, Theology

11:31 PM Just about ready to go to Florida. 11:29 PM Last Thursday I did several tapings for WMBI—five “Soul Food” devotionals that will run later this month, an endorsement for the crisis pregnancy centers of Chicago, and an interview about how the gay marriage issue impacts the church. The interview will air Mon…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2004

Posted by on 3.2.04 in Theology

5:11 PM Bob Weller explains the personal impact of “The Passion of the Christ”: It is still and always will be truly amazing to me that our God would devise such a plan simply because He loves us and wants to return us to a place were we can commune with God and be showered by His Love. I would recommend everyone see th…

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Thursday, February 26, 2004

Posted by on 2.26.04 in Churches, Current Events, Homosexuality, Theology

9:50 PM Okay, I’ve got my answer to the question Seth raised below. This just in from Pastor Bob Boerman in Costa Rica:Hey Ray, The guys and I are having a terrific time in Costa Rica. A great Band of Brothers time. Much laughter. Much prayer. Much growing with Christ and each other. It´s Thursday night and the work is don…

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Saturday, November 8, 2003

Posted by on 11.8.03 in Theology

11:39 AM We are beginning the search to fill a new fulltime staff position—Pastor of Outreach Ministries. For more information, scroll down the page to Wednesday, November 5. It’s the second entry from the top for that day. 11:19 AM A fine crowd showed up for the prayer breakfast that kicked off our World Focus Weeken…

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