Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The Church In Culture

I have great respect for Mike Horton, Matt Chandler and Tim Keller, and enjoyed listening to these three guys kick around the question of how the church is to be involved in the shaping and transformation of culture:

Chandler, Horton, and Keller on the Church in Culture from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.

Thursday, June 23, 2011


There's not many items on this list that you'd like to eat alone, right? Maybe the peanut butter, but I don't see anything else looking very tasty.

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/3 cup buttermilk
4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

But when it all gets mixed up, it turns into this:

I'll be trying to unpack the implications of this from Ecclesiastes 3 this coming Sunday. I'm looking forward to it...

Saturday, June 11, 2011

The Treadmill

It's funny: the book of Ecclesiastes is a few thousand years old yet captures the same exact point that this Best Buy commercial makes:

I'll be preaching on this "unutterable weariness" tomorrow morning.