Beliefnet
J Walking
November 2006 Archives

I got this in an email from a dear friend… too good not to share: You remember the story of Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, who sent singers ahead of his army to praise the God who fought on their behalf. […]

Advertisement

N.T. Wright has written a new book called Evil and the Justice of God. It is extraordinary. Over the next few weeks I’m going to be writing about it and pulling some choice paragraphs here and there. And while I […]

Advertisement

According to the Associated Press, “Out-of-wedlock births in the United States have climbed to an all-time high, accounting for nearly four in 10 babies born last year, government health officials said Tuesday.” In the early 1990s, I did research on […]

Advertisement

I was flipping through a Bible commentary on Genesis — I’ll omit the name of it because it is generally just fine — when I stumbled across this sentence which, admittedly, could be read several ways. However, it struck me […]

The Bush administration has done it. Hunger is officially gone. There are no hungry Americans anymore. Here is the proof: The US government has tweaked its terminology in referring to the nearly 11 million Americans who face a constant struggle […]

Look no further than this quote from Scarlett Johansson, “We are supposed to be liberated in America but if our President had his way, we wouldn’t be educated about sex at all. “Every woman would have six children and we […]

Beyond the Dobsons and Falwells and Robertsons are the actual leaders of the modern evangelical church. Rob Bell is one of those leaders… check out www.nooma.com to see what he is doing to communicate God beyond the stereotypes.

CSPAN will be covering a conference put on by the Center for American Progress around noon today EST discussing the “real” values voter. I’ll be appearing along with several interesting folks including: Reverend Timothy C. Ahrens, Senior Minister, First Church, […]

An interesting article on a conference held this weekend just outside of Washington, DC. An “apolgetics” conference featuring more than 20 of the most prominent evangelical thinkers. One of the speakers, J.P. Moreland, apparently decried how the evangelical mind has […]

For those interested here are some interesting parts of my interview with Fox News’ Neal Cavuto yesterday: NEIL CAVUTO, HOST: Meanwhile, if you believe all the post-election headlines, the religious right is weak, and getting weaker.Well, my next guest says, […]