Friday, October 09, 2009

Obama Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

The U.S. is the most powerful country in the world. Barack Obama has chosen to reject the in-your-face-it's-my-way-or-the-highway attitude of former U.S. leaders. He has moved America from a position of aggressive international bullying to a position of conciliation and dialog. He holds the position of ultimate power in the world, yet he has chosen dialog and negotiation over threats. This shows great restraint and great wisdom.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Who Wants the Kingdom of God? Not Us Follow the link to a blog post by Steven Burleson. Good stuff. It makes me think. The Kierkegaard quote is right on. And I spelled Kierkegaard right the first time without looking it up.

Monday, October 05, 2009

God's Top Ten #3

This link is to a sermon text by Don Heatley. It is part of his series on the Ten Commandments. It is about "Don't take God's name in vain". And he hits it out of the park. Read.

Seven Mistakes Every Church Should Avoid

This is a good article posted on The Ooze.

Sunday, October 04, 2009

A convicting article

A convicting article for World Communion Sunday: New and Improved Dark Ages « United Methodeviations -

Read it all, but to me, the money quote is at the end:
"I guess I just can’t understand why anyone would choose to wallow in the acid and poison and bile of judgment over the cleansing, living water of grace that we have received through Jesus Christ."