The last few days Nancy and I have been speaking at the 2010 Midwest Homeschooling Convention in Cincinnati. The event is simply gargantuan (upwards of four thousand families), and vendor booths stretching over the horizon. Our many thanks to the organizers for inviting us; we had a grand time. I had a good conversation here …
In the minds of some, I was the bad boy at the Desiring God conference last year, and here I am asked about how John Piper decided to fill that slot this year. I thoroughly enjoyed Mitch Stokes biography of Isaac Newton in Thomas Nelson’s Christian Encounters series. An excerpt from that book is up …
A friend knows that I generally take a dim view of church organs, and thought that this might make me change my mind.
A lot of post mortems everywhere. Here is a good one.
This is going to be a potent book. Much more about this later.
Here is a capable diagnosis of a spreading rash in the contemporary church — the Christian hipster. HT: Justin Taylor.
What you might call a critique of missional tunnel vision. Check it out here . HT: Bayly Blog
Not a question you ask yourself every day. But this is the issue — should it be?
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I did a blurb for these good folks last year, and here they are again. The concert will also air periodically on PBS druing the Advent season. For example: Boise KAIDDT -12/11 at 11am, and Spokane KUIDDT2 – 12/11 at 10am. Folks in other areas can check your local listings for times.