December 14, 2017

Archives for August 2013

Saturday Ramblings 8.3.13

So I walk into my local Hobby Lobby this last week and see they have Christmas decorations stacked to the ceiling. I see the manager, and tell him just how wrong this is. He agrees. But there you have it. Christmas in July, indeed. And now it is August. Next thing you know, people will […]

Reconsider Jesus – The Seed and the Soil

The following is a small excerpt from Michael Spencer’s upcoming book: Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark.  Michael Spencer’s thoughts on Mark Chapter 4 are edited by Scott Lencke. Check out his excellent blog! If you would like to be contacted when Michael Spencer’s book is available for purchase, […]

Another Look: The Day of Salvation?

This was first posted in April, 2010. I remember the day I changed my thinking about when I was “saved.” I had grown up in a mainline Protestant denomination, was baptized and confirmed, attended worship and Sunday School, and dabbled with youth group. However, in my teen years, I was not deeply involved. Then the […]

Summer Sounds from CM: A Most Entertaining Evening

Concert Review Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, with Edie Brickell Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN. July 27, 2013 * * * Start with a talented, Grammy Award-winning bluegrass band. Add one of the funniest men in the world, who also happens to be an accomplished banjo player with a Grammy of his own, to […]