We went to go see Alvin and the Chipmunks today. I went for the kids…not because I want to be like Alvin. http://www.munkyourself.com/us/ I have been getting frustrated with my older one as of late. He’s six years old going on 17. He wants to argue with me about everything and wants to use the…
Lectures don’t work as the main teaching tool. Discussions, wrestling with the questions and answers work much better. I’ll try this more in my settings. http://www.npr.org/2012/01/01/144550920/physicists-seek-to-lose-the-lecture-as-teaching-tool?sc=tw&ft=1&f=1001
Men’s Rite of Passage – by Richard Rohr A friend and I are doing more research and work on “Rites of Passages” for men. The premise of Rohr’s discussions center around our powerlessness and how this can serve as a sacred wound. In another video, he talks about “original sin” in the context of “inherited…
Seth’s Blog: Just imagine how much you’d get done
Spiritual Formation and Pornography This is a great article on spiritual transformation in light of the struggle with pornography. I post this because of many peoples’ struggle with sexuality in general, not just pornography. I post it with the intent to share good resources that get to the heart of pornography and sexuality.
Ed Stetzer – A LifeWay Research blog on theology, missiology, missional church, church planting, church revlitalization, and innovation. On Post-Christendom in America and “The Next Christians” – Christ followers living in tension with how to appropriate their faith at work, school, family, marriage, etc. Great Read.
A great tool for prayer and lectio divina (of some sorts). Great way to start the morning.
Stage 4 – “Individuative-Reflective” faith (usually mid-twenties to late thirties) a stage of angst and struggle. The individual takes personal responsibility for their beliefs and feelings.
Christopher’s favorite hip hop song at age 2! Christopher used to start dancing to this commercial…since then, he loves hip hop. What to do…Every time he hears hip hop, he starts dancing.
The Future of Work – Great Article by Time Magazine Describes ten movements in the marketplace worth noting. I really enjoyed the section on management and integrity.