Concerns about Together 2016 from the Reformed Nazarene blog
In less than a week, Together 2016 will happen in Washington, D.C. (where I live). Bringing together a wide range of speakers and musicians. Reformed Nazarene delves into who is speaking and performing and brings up some reasons to be wary. Which begs the question, when is unity right and when is it wrong?
Russell Moore on the shootings and racial justice
The news of the past week has been heartbreaking, both the news of black men being killed by cops and the news that police officers were targeted and murdered in Dallas. Evil continues to ravage our world. Since I do not know what to say in the wake of all this, I will share a piece by Russell Moore that definitely made me think.
Entreating Favor Addresses the Need for Grace in Theological Disputes
As someone who spends a good chunk of time on social media and see how heated disagreements become and how often people mistreat one another, this was an important reminder for myself and call to stop acting like jerks, you may be able to learn from others and sometimes the right thing to do is to shut your mouth. Thanks Kofi Adu-Boahen for this.
Nat Geo Reports on New Biblical Archaeological Discoveries
As someone utterly fascinated by history and who loves the Bible, I get pretty excited by related archaeological finds. Recently, a Roman-era synagogue was being excavated and beautiful mosaics of Noah’s Ark and the parting of the Red Sea were discovered, according to National Geographic. So cool!