Archive for May, 2009

Some friends and I are translating through Colossians this summer to keep up on our Greek. The point of the project is not only to understand Greek better, but to better understand the word of God. I’ll be posting my translation and brief thoughts week to week, and others will do the same in the […]


For any who are interested, myself and a few others will be translating through Colossians this summer to keep our Greek fresh. Here’s the schedule: Send me an email if you’d like to join in.


Mohler’s article today on whether Christians should respect Muslims and Islam is quite challenging, particularly these paragraphs: Thus, evangelical Christians may respect the sincerity with which Muslims hold their beliefs, but we cannot respect the beliefs themselves.  We can respect Muslim people for their contributions to human welfare, scholarship, and culture.  We can respect the brilliance […]


A hearty amen to Z’s admonition to guard how we talk about our experience of God: I don’t doubt that God can and sometimes does “tell” people to do certain things. I have had strong impressions (that is my word of choice for this type of experience) that I was supposed to do X, Y, and […]


In this short installment, I ask you the question raised by this post by missionary Guy Muse (it’s a quick read). Here’s the intro: When Mónica called saying she and her husband needed an urgent meeting, my heart sank. Usually when someone calls for a private meeting, there is some problem that has arisen and we […]


On a side note

02May09

Went to KFC last night to see if it was as tasty as I thought it was growing up. My chicken was fried rubber and the mac-and-cheese had the texture and taste of paste. Next time I get the nostalgic urge to get some KFC, I’ll go to Bojangles or Chick-fil-a instead.