Monday, April 5, 2010

Article Round-up 3/5/10

Hi, all!

Well, after a busy couple of weeks, I'm hoping to be back to regular posting. Starting us off are some interesting articles from the last week:

Don't Forget to Grieve. This should be a must-read for all Christians. The importance of grief is sooo important. This is timely not only with Good Friday, but with finding out my friend's daughter died this week. Grief happens. And if we don't acknowledge it, bad things happen, including being numb from God's love.

Narrative or Doctrine-What Should You Teach? A really nice exploration into both narrative and doctrine.

Resurrection, Inc. How sad is it that people have to be bribed to go to church. Sadder still that we actually bribe people! What good does that do? A butt in the seat is not necessarily a blessing. It just makes us feel good. And I'm not convinced of that, do whatever it takes to get someone in so they hear the Word. They have to actually listen to hear. And bribing does not usually help someone listen. This reminds me more of the temple courtyard merchants that Jesus drove away than true lovers of Jesus...

Christ is Risen! A really cool virtual choir. You have to see it to know what I'm talking about.

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