Holy Week, Maundy Thursday Edition (What’s a maundy?)

Tonight is the night when the end began.  Jesus celebrated his final meal with his disciples, washing their feet and giving them a mandate (where the word "maundy" comes from): 33 “My children, I will be with you only a little longer. You will look for me, and just as I told the Jews, so I … Continue reading Holy Week, Maundy Thursday Edition (What’s a maundy?)

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Its Holy Week! A few links on Jesus and the Bible for your enjoyment.

Isaiah 50:4-9, one of the readings for Holy Wednesday: The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue,     to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning,     wakens my ear to listen like one being instructed. 5 The Sovereign Lord has opened my ears;     I have not been rebellious,     I have not turned away. 6 I … Continue reading Its Holy Week! A few links on Jesus and the Bible for your enjoyment.

Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays vs. Christians Debate (Review)

Justin Lee was called "God-boy" by the kids in school. Everyone knew him as a Jesus-fanatic, an outspoken member of the evangelical Christian community. Yet Justin had a secret: he was attracted to men. The problem was that his Southern Baptist background considered being gay a sin, or more precisely a disease to be cured … Continue reading Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays vs. Christians Debate (Review)

Getting Crafty and then Reading about Baby Brains (i.e., some parenting books)

I am not artistic.  The thought of drawing and painting almost makes me cringe.  Actually, as I wrote those words I thought back to "drawing and painting" class in junior high and...pardon me while I sob in the corner for five minutes. Okay, I'm back. Anyway, I am not a very artistic person.  But thanks … Continue reading Getting Crafty and then Reading about Baby Brains (i.e., some parenting books)