Posted by: jadanzzy | July 2, 2008

Rest Stop

Evangelical Movement touts ‘Jesus for President’ (CNN)

“We’ve profaned the blood at the foot of the cross and turned it into Kool-Aid and marketed it all over the world. We’ll make an art and a business out of taking the Lord’s name in vain,” Claiborne says as images of Christ on the cross and the American flag flash behind him.

Are Evangelicals Really Universalists? (Ed Stetzer)

In the second major release from their U.S. Religious Landscape Survey, the Pew Forum states that “70 percent of Americans with a religious affiliation say that many religions – not just their own – can lead to eternal life.”

Solution, or Mess? A Milk Jug for a Green Earth (NY Times)

The redesign of the gallon milk jug, experts say, is an example of the changes likely to play out in the American economy over the next two decades.

Thank God For George W. Bush (God’s Politics)

It was Immanuel Kant who once wrote that David Hume awakened him from his dogmatic slumbers, and in like fashion I rejoice — indeed, give thanks to God — for the extent to which many Christians have been awakened from the dogmatic slumbers of narrow moralism to a broader moral agenda, one more consistent with the one whose name we bear when we call ourselves Christians.

A Healthy Drink? Try Plain Water (Newsweek)

Bottled water isn’t any better for you than tap water in American cities—and even the bottled water industry won’t argue the point. But what about the new “enhanced” waters containing vitamins and herbs? Their snappy names and lists of additives do imply health benefits beyond the goal of staying well-hydrated…

Stones Cry Out (Glory to God for All Things)

There is a true “Green” that belongs to the gospel. I would say that one of the proper characteristics of this “Green” is an understanding that Christ is not speaking metaphorically when He says the “very stones would cry out.”



  1. dan… i’m waiting for a giant post about the wire: season one, and subsequent posts with commentary, reaction and discussion for the other 4 seasons.

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