- 7 Traits of False Teachers: The existence of the counterfeit is never a good reason for rejecting the genuine. Peter essentially tells us, “Of course there are counterfeit Christians. Of course there are teachers who do the church more harm than good. What else would you expect in this fallen world? Grow up! Don’t be naïve! Don’t miss what’s real simply because you have seen the counterfeit.”
- Living Well in Ordinary Time: “The hardest thing in the world is to be where we are,” observes Rowan Williams in his Lent book, Christ on Trial: How the Gospel Unsettles Our Judgment. Enigmatic though it may be, I think Williams’s remark is one worth pondering if we are to negotiate faithfully the current challenges before church and world.
- Book Publishers Scramble to Rewrite Their Future: Wired magazine takes a look at changes in the book publishing industry.
- A New New Testament: Are you Serious? The council of 19—including two rabbis—examined several ancient writings…and determined which of these worthies deserved a place at the table with original New Testament books. Ten books were selected for this honor, along with two prayers and one song.
Just for Fun
- Maybe it’s just me, but there’s something particularly fascinating about watching things getting destroyed in slow motion.