Yesterday was a different day. It was my first day back to school, it was my first day riding the MAX (Portland’s lightrail line), it was the first weekday in over 8 months that I haven’t blogged. Nonetheless, it was a good day.
- Donald Miller is blogging and wrote an intriguing blog on his email conversation with Barack Obama.
- Rhett Smith has some incredible insights into using the internet and Web 2.0 for church ministry.
- Tony Morgan has great thoughts on what happens when you create church gatherings to reach young people and older people.
- What is your church website for?
- Three Ways to Shake Up Your Church Band
- Bruce Reyes-Chow on blogging as a spiritual discipline. Bruce has some great things to say and I’m glad he is a new leader in the PCUSA.
- American Idol has announced a 4th judge. I have never heard of her, but to me it looks like Paula is gettin’ the boot slowly but surely. I think just about everyone saw this coming.
- No matter where you stand on American politics…I truly believe that Thursday night was a historical night. I am proud of our country, that we are making these kind of strides.
- Here is a video with a great overview of who Barack Obama is and what his upbringing was like. It was shown before his speech at the DNC.
- On her biggest speech of the year, Hillary Clinton wore ALL ORANGE!!! Are you kidding me???
- Hillsong United is doing something called the “I Heart Revolution.” Here is Joel Houston’s thoughts behind it all.
- Just about everyone you talk to is raving about the Beijing Olympics and yes they were probably the best in my lifetime. But…they spent $47 BILLION, 4 times the cost of the Athens Olympics. It is no wonder they were that good.
- The top 10 moments of the Beijing Olympics.
- This ex-Olympian says that the Olympics, beyond being an athletic spectacle, are all about sex behind the scenes.