Monthly Archives: April 2010

Books I’m reading now

Having a short attention span, I tend to read several books at once. The ones I’m engaging in right now include these: 1. James Davison Hunter, To Change the World. I’ve just started it, so I don’t have much to … Continue reading

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Reading Cavanaugh on the Invention of “Religion”

One of the books I’m working through now is William Cavanaugh’s The Myth of Religious Violence. If you’re open to a little heresy (not heresy directed toward Christianity, but toward religion-like phenomena like nationalism, capitalism, Marxism, etc.), check it out. … Continue reading

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Thinking about our Church values

Craig Groeschel is thinking about and refining his church values. I find his comments worth listening to, so here they are, along with some comments of my own. 1)    We are faith-filled, big thinking, bet-the-farm risk takers. We’ll never insult … Continue reading

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10 Books

Joining in the train that has been following Tyler Cowen, here are ten books that have shaped me to make me what I am today. The Bible – While I first encountered the Bible as a young child, only in … Continue reading

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When Things Go Wrong

Some people are optimists. They’re the folks who always expect good thing to happen. They see a silver lining in even the darkest days. Some people are pessimists. Like Eeyore, Winnie the Pooh’s friend, they expect disaster right around the … Continue reading

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