October 2008

Tribes by Seth Godin

I just finished Seth Godin’s Tribes. Seth’s always great with explaining the obvious, but it’s the obvious we’re often most oblivious to. If you’re interested in leadership, creating movements, and transformation… go get it if you haven’t had a chance. You can see his tribes presentation below with notes. Seth Godin on Tribes View SlideShare […]

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The Obama-mercial…

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Suburbia – Designed to avoid community?

What might Jesus say to suburbia today? Introducing Jake Belder, a fellow Canadian living in Florida right now. I feel that in many ways suburbia is like the antithesis of how God intended us to live. Where we were meant to live in community, we find rampant individualism. Where we were meant to give of […]

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Driscoll’s NT Guide

I just finished one of Mark Driscoll’s mini-books on the New Testament.  I clocked myself at 50 minutes and 13 seconds, a bit under the book’s one hour projection. The book does just about all you can in a single hour of study.  It’s definitely a great resource for those early in their faith journey […]

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You’re the reason I sing…

It’s been a long while since I’ve felt that U2 has reached the same lyrical brilliance they had since the Achtung Baby/Joshua Tree albums.  Maybe it’s just be, but there was something artistically profound in the lyrics back then, and as with much of popular music, it seems much more casual stylistically today. I’ve always […]

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Break me…

Break me, I can’t break myself.

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Religulous

The documentary RELIGULOUS follows political humorist and author Bill Maher (“Real Time With Bill Maher,” “Politically Incorrect”) as he travels around the globe interviewing people about God and religion. What do you think?

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100,000 in St. Louis

Barack Obama drew a crowd of 100,000 at a rally near the Gateway Arch in St. Louis on Saturday, the AP reports. McCain spent the day campaigning in North Carolina. CNN projects that if the election were held today, Obama would be guaranteed a win, even without including any of the toss up states. Realclearpolitics.com […]

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