Yesterday The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists advanced their symbolic Doomsday clock forward by 30 seconds. This is a visual reminder that humanity faces potentially devastating threats. The obvious flashpoint is between nuclear North Korea and the President of America (the WP post linked above does
How Early Christians Managed to Offend Just about Everybody A good post here from Michael Kruger and a key lesson for today’s church. Why Norwegians Aren’t Moving to the U.S. I’m not quite sure why President Trump thinks Sweden is going to hell but Norway
Things I Wish I’d Known: Reflections on 40 Years in Ministry Steve Timmis shares five good lessons that all church leaders should consider. The Italian church is dissolving its links to the mob That any kind of church had links to the Mafia in the
The fire and the fury Forget Donald Trump (and I know many would like to) but here’s the real fire and fury. Few things remind us of the force and power of mother earth like a volcano. The Best Global News You (Probably) Haven’t Heard
Jesus Didn’t Die So He Could Love You Glen Scrivener: “If I’m looking at the Son lifted up on the cross, then I’m seeing God’s love for me because there I’m seeing my salvation. I’m seeing infallible proof of God’s immovable, inexhaustible, unfathomable affection for me.”
Six attitudes that kill evangelism in the church 1,2 & 5 are the ones I’ve heard the most Three lessons I’ve learned about not being a natural evangelist. So here’s a good counter from Chris Green The decline of Christendom Nothing speaks more powerfully of the
Here’s what the religious landscape of the world looks like and some likely trends. Pretty much what we know, Europe is the outlier – except Europe expects the rest of the world to follow suit. Unsurprisingly, Sweden is the least religious nation in the West. I don’t agree with this
One last video to follow up from Monday’s review of Feral. This one is author Monbiot himself doing a TED talk explaining the essence of his book. The video is 15 minutes long and well worth it whether you’re planning on reading the book or not.