Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

How Children Raise Parents

November 27, 2006

Dan Allender‘s book, How Children Raise Parents, has been really helpful, personally and parentally, in connecting fatherhood/motherhood with the gospel. Here are a few thoughts distilled from the first two chapters of his book: Good Parenting is… Dan Allender debunks popular notions of good parenting—“provide the right influences and/or principles and your children will succeed”—by unpacking the way God parents humanity, offering his children the opportunity to become fully and truly human. In order to parent as God parents us,

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New U2 Single, Window in the Skies

November 27, 2006

In the recent release of U218, U2 includes two new singles: “Windows in the Sky” and “The Saints Come Marching” (w/ Greenday). The spiritual tenor of both songs is unmistakeable. In Window in the Skies, Bono exults in God’s love and mercy at the “grave” (cross) and the “stone gone” (resurrection), through which “all debts are removed,” opening a window to God in the sky. Here is the first stanza and chorus: Window In The Skies The shackles are undone

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Comment

November 27, 2006

In recent weeks there have been quite a few people who have told me that they read this blog. I am glad to hear that what is written is of interest and, hopefully, beneficial. By all means, read on, but consider one request. Comment occasionally. I would benefit greatly from your comments on various entries. As you may have noticed, many of my blogs pose questions, which implies that I do not have answers. Perhpas a conversation through your comments

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The Pill…for Men

November 27, 2006

Scientists at King’s College, London have developed a hormone-free pill for males as a form of birth control. Read all about it here.

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