I love conversion stories. I even find insight in de-conversion stories, though they make me sad. Here’s a good conversion story, from Michael Bird.
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I think the article’s title is a good one for the survey results and the real world it describes.
Here are some lessons about DC several friends recently mentioned. A bit of rough language, but an interesting perspective.
Here’s an odd title for a post: “I Wish Mumford & Sons Would Play at My Church.” It’s a follow up to the recent post on praise bands and medieval priests and adds some more depth to the discussion. If you’re interested in this issue it’s worth a read. Key idea: liturgy is a work of the people (not a form or style), and praise bands often work against that simply by the kind of thing they are.
I always appreciate new takes on contemporary worship. Here, praise bands are compared to medieval priests. If the guitar fits…
Is every war movie war propaganda? That’s the argument. Though I would suggest many are anti-war too, or at least recognize there are balancing issues. The hard part is to discern how to decide when war might be a good or at least the best option.