Mission from Africa

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. — Hebrews 4:12, NLT It sometimes seems to me that American Christianity focuses too much on the ... Continue reading

Fat Triplets

The Fat Triplets is a blog I've been enjoying lately. An interesting mix of Christianity, technology and a desire to take the gospel to the dark places of the world. And, how many blogs are written by a tag team of identical triplets?Here are a couple of many posts worth reading.The Face of ... Continue reading

Bono addresses the National Prayer Breakfast

U2's Bono was the keynote speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday in Washington, D.C. Here are a few of his comments: Look, whatever thoughts you have about God, who He is or if He exists, most will agree that if there is a God, He has a special place for the poor. In fact, the poor are ... Continue reading

The global Samaritan

There was once a man traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho. On the way he was attacked by robbers. They took his clothes, beat him up, and went off leaving him half-dead. Luckily, a priest was on his way down the same road, but when he saw him he angled across to the other side. Then a Levite ... Continue reading

Why we’re losing the war against HIV/AIDS

Harvard public health scientist Edward C. Green is interviewed by Christianity Today about his claim that successful ABC Programs (abstinence, be faithful, condoms) are being undermined by the drugs and condoms approach popular with AIDS activists in the US. Green believes this shift away from ... Continue reading

Up from the dust

More than 80 million Africans may die from AIDS by 2025, the United Nations said in a report released Friday, and infections could soar to 90 million—or more than 10 percent of the continent's population—if more isn't done soon to fight the disease. —The Associated Press Conservatives love bashing ... Continue reading