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Another Week Ends: American Dreams, Van Halen, Hereditary Sin, Netflix, Control Freaks & Hipsters

1. Old news by now, but David Brooks’ editorial about “The Gospel of Wealth” had some interesting tidbits about the intersection of affluence and Christianity in America, highlighting the efforts of one pastor in Birmingham, AL: The tension between good and plenty, God and mammon, became the central tension in American life, propelling ferocious energies […]

Getting Rooted

Another one from new Mbird contributor and resident youth expert Cameron Cole: From a standpoint of quantification, I was a church rockstar growing up. My church resume included the following: my family never missed church; I never missed Sunday school; I didn’t miss quiet times; I lead a Bible study; I didn’t drink; I didn’t […]

Repost: Fathers, Sons, and the Reformation, Part I

A little over a year ago, I posted the following series on how the theology of the Reformation addresses the relationship between fathers and sons. Since the material was taken completely from the famous (and truly pivotal and historic) talk Professor Rod Rosenbladt gave in Birmingham, AL in 2003, I thought it would be good […]

The Best Argument For Atheism and The Bible Is Obviously Wrong (About Dogs)

Some stellar Lenten preaching from our very own cousin-in-Christ DJ JAZ, delivered last week at Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham, AL.

Download “The Best Argument For Atheism” here.

Download “The Bible Is Obviously Wrong (About Dogs)” here.

Boulder Colorado, Human Nature and the Law of Sustainability

From the Wall Street Journal, a fascinating look at the growing reaction to the Law of Sustainability – in Boulder CO of all places. I’m all for “going green” but this is pretty revealing about what’s really calling the shots re: personal decision-making. Apparently intentions and reality aren’t lining up exactly the way that officials […]