Day: June 3, 2012

How do we use Twitter to advance God’s kingdom?

Twitter is apparently a powerful platform for preachers. The New York Times reported this weeked that the inspirational tweets of evangelical Christian leaders such as Joyce Meyer, Max Lucado and Andy Stanley “perform about 30 times as well as Twitter messages from pop culture powerhouses like Lady Gaga.” Twitter senior executive Claire Díaz-Ortiz says “Twitter […]

Did clash over crosses cost instructor her job?

From the New York Times: Last fall, Sissy Bradford, an adjunct instructor who taught criminology at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, questioned why crosses were being placed near the public university’s entrance. Last month, she was informed that the university would not offer her any courses to teach in the fall semester. Ms. Bradford insists there […]

Whirlwind, doves and tomcats

Psalms 146, 147 (Morning) Psalms 111, 112, 113 (Evening) Job 38:1-11, 42:1-5 Revelation 19:4-16 John 1:29-34 Today’s readings, particularly in the interplay between our reading from the Hebrew Scriptures, and the Gospel, might best be classified as examples of what happens when God launches an “air assault.” God speaks to Job straight from the eye […]