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Teenology | Notes & Review

December 31, 2011


Jim Burns. Teenology: The Art of Raising Great Teenagers. Bethany House, 2010. (221 pages) PART ONE: PARENTING TEENS TO BECOME RESPONSIBLE ADULTS 1. Who Is That Stranger in Your House It has been said that raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare. (17) A dog trainer once told us that training your […]

Zion & Babylon

December 30, 2011


Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote, “The Greeks learned in order to comprehend. The Hebrews learned in order to revere. The modern man learns in order to use.” (God in Search of Man, 34) My blog is really not for blogging, but more for study, and many posts are in the Greek vein. This post is in […]

The World According to Mister Rogers | Notes & Review

December 28, 2011


Fred Rogers. The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember. Family Communications, Inc., 2003. eBook Edition. (701 locations) — VIA — One of my heroes. This collection is simple, straightforward, frequently a gentle reminder, occasionally a poignant insight, and always kind, and loving; an expression of the very best of what humanity has […]

The Hidden Power of Electronic Culture | Notes & Review

December 21, 2011


Shane Hipps. The Hidden Power of Electronic Culture: How Media Shapes Faith, The Gospel, and Church. Zondervan, 2005 (176 pages) …every innovation is an amputation as well as an extension. – Brian McLaren (from the Forward) INTRODUCTION This is not a book intended to argue that the church needs to engage culture. Rather, it assumes […]