Friday Stream of Consciousness – 88

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•I’ve resisted commenting on the Trayvon Martin situation because there are a lot of people out there doing a lot of commenting and I just didn’t see how it would add anything except increased anxiety. The whole situation is sad and complicated. My heart goes out to Trayvon’s family and those who feel there has been an injustice here. There are no winners in a situation like this.
•While I”m not going to comment on the verdict, I do have some thoughts for the media and clergy in the aftermath…
•WARNING: STRONG COFFEE AHEAD…

The Seminary of Suffering

suffering

No one likes to suffer. Suffering hurts. It disillusions us. It makes us wonder why God allowed us to suffer or whether we are experiencing God’s discipline first hand. Add to this a long tradition in Scripture of God asking prophets to identify with His own suffering by embracing a difficult calling that imitates God’s own […]

TimSpivey.Com Best Books of 2009, part 2

Continuing with the best books I've read in 2009 by category. See yesterday's post for other categories: Family Life – Pastor Dad, by Mark Driscoll. It's a raw book—and not remotely P.C., but one that the average dad will love reading for those reasons. It's available as a free e-book download at theresurgence.com. Churches need […]