Readings: Left to Right
Did you know that 40% of Americans are single? That is a lot. I am one of them. How are churches ministering to singles. Here is an interesting piece from Boundless webzine "Mind the 'Single-Minded' Church"
Did you read the proposal by PETA to Ben & Jerry's to use breast milk rather than cow's milk for their icecream! "How About A Double Scoop of Mama's Milk"
We have returned to the planet Mercury after 35 year ... see cool pics and info at NASA's Messenger site
Here is a sort of mini-analysis of "Starbucks Theology" by Wayne Jackson in the Christian Courier. It seems to me that the quoted objection should reveal to us how folks often think of heaven ... the antidote is the biblical teaching on the New Heavens and New Earth which of course is heresy to Jackson ... "Starbucks Theology"
The United States has long been the world's largest distributor of military weapons and to all kinds of folks. In the last year or so the military establishment has made huge profits from the sale of weapons, "U.S. Pushing through Dozens of Weapons Deals"
If you would like to see an actual comparison of US expenditures vs. the rest of the world (i.e. China, Russia, Europe, etc) then you find this eye opening, "World Military Spending" Make sure you study the pie charts about midway down.
Here is a short and interesting essay on the "Liturgical Authority of the Old Testament"
My friend and fellow blogger Danny Dodd shows us the gracious truth that there is hope, grace and LIFE after divorce "The Blessings of the 5-0"
And John Mark is blogging about that book I've yet to read "The Shack"
Enjoy the links ...