Friday, April 24, 2009
Eclectic Echoes--April 24th
Planning a men's retreat any time soon? Check out Dr. Awesome's Manly Men Retreats
Bono's post-Easter reflections. Check it out even if you aren't a U-2 fan.
Adam Hamilton asks "What's Your Purpose?"
Bishop Willimon on a faith based on the testimony of women.
Dan Dick asks "Do United Methodists Really Want to Be Disciples?" and the answer is disturbing!!!
The Silence of the Lambs--why isn't the Church speaking out on issues of race?
Shakespeare was wrong! A rose by any other namne would not smell so sweet! Check out this interesting research on the impact of gendered words on our experience of the world!
The Well-meaning Bad Parent
Roger Ebert reflects on why he neither believes nor disbelieves in God.
Preachers and Misfits, Prophets and Thieves: Why you should pay attention to ministers in Southern Fiction
Cartoon: Jesus please don't take the wheel!
Jon reflects on Calling Someone Anointed
Earl Freeman has a new blog and reflects on the challenge that his wife, his daughter and Jesus bring to his understanding of ministry.
A Challenge for Public Speakers
Reflections on Earth Day
The Susan Boyle Narrative
If you are going to Panoply tomorrow, be sure and check out Faith Rising at 6:30!
You! are my next sermon illustration
Speaking of which--here is this week's laugh (another one from Hospital Church)