My wife doesn’t understand tailgating. I’m not talking about following closely behind the car in front of you. I’m talking about the gathering of a bunch of rabid fans in the parking lot of a football stadium before kickoff. I think the combination of grilled meats, cold pavement, refreshing beverages, and toxic exhaust from passing vehicles just doens’t quite jive well with her.… Read more
I just finished reading Savoring God’s Word, by Jan Johnson, for a class I’m taking. It was really worthwhile, and is the kind of book anyone who longs to understand the role that the Bible could play in their life sould read.
I’ve had these two concurrent views of Scripture forming in my head in my head for the last few years, but have had trouble harmonizing the two.… Read more
Today was my fifteen minutes of fame. The Denver Post ran a story about Broncos fans who live out of the state, and I was mentioned because of a Broncos fan site I’ve been running for the last five years. The picture that accompanies this post was not included with the article, but was featured on the Denver Post’s Broncos page alongside a link to the article.… Read more
I’ve been aware of two urban villages being built within a few miles of our house. Yesterday as we were out driving around, we ran across two more. I’m not sure if urban village is the correct technical term, but it seems suitable. These are developments that are combining condos/townhouses with commercial areas that include shopping and dining to create a self-enclosed system of sorts.… Read more
I’ve had a few conversations recently with people who have joined myspace.com (note that I’m not even providing a courtesy link to them) or invited me to do so. Myspace is pretty much the ghetto of the internet and I’m happily keeping my distance. The owners, however, are living far from the ghetto thanks to all the money the are making selling everyone’s information.… Read more
This week, we dive into a discussion in which we might be even more hack worthy than theology — politics. If religion and politics are two of the most polarizing topics, how can we try to navigate through regions where they intersect?… Read more
There has been a lot of attention thrown toward the idea of emerging churches in this past year, much of it negative. It almost seems that anyone trying to do church differently than Willow Creek (Axis not included) or Saddleback is categorized as emerging.… Read more