Thankful For the Body

Hopefully I’m not too late to join the Thanksgiving chorus and I can throw in a quick message of gratitude for my local church. About this time last year I was wrestling with some difficult issues relating to problems at my church. I loved the people there and much of what went on there, but . . . . Continue Reading »

Medical Marijuana for Autism?

The World featured my recent post reacting to medical marijuana being recommended by some doctors as a “treatment” for ADHD in an article focusing on marijuana used medicinally on children. That’s always cool. But I mention it primarily because the article reports that some parents . . . . Continue Reading »

Co-Blogger in Christianity Today

I had to write a book to get into Christianity Today.  Matthew Lee Anderson got in for his awesome blogging!  Pick up the December 2009 CT for a full page profile on young Mr. Anderson.I’m particularly pleased to see the magazine take notice of his outstanding work in HBU’s . . . . Continue Reading »

Worship in Silence

This is a topic I’ve been reflecting on for awhile now, so while I know it doesn’t fit ideally with the current Thanksgiving motif, I didn’t want to squander these thoughts.I don’t often navigate in the world of worship ministry, so I have no idea if or to what extent this . . . . Continue Reading »

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a holiday almost entirely devoted in spirit to the virtue of gratitude and it is the most distinctively American of all our holiday traditions. Whether or not Thanksgiving is ultimately of Protestant or Catholic origins, it is certainly the case that it has become not only an annual . . . . Continue Reading »