In his well-balanced way, Michael Quicke brings a much-needed center to the literature on leadership and preaching:
Leadership left to its own devices can lose spiritual footing in several ways. Separation from preaching increases the dangers of leadership degenerating into humanistic advice, becoming devoid of the Holy Spirit, empty of spiritual understanding, and predisposed to puffed up pride.
Without understanding leadership, preaching becomes wooly in its piety, naive in its application, and guilty on all accounts of thin-bloodedness…Preaching urgently needs to learn from leadership about critical issues such as change, conflict, the need for intentionality, and the understanding process.
Al Gore’s Home Consumes 20x The Energy of Average Homes… (Drudge Report)
POWER: GORE MANSION USES 20X AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD; CONSUMPTION INCREASE AFTER ‘TRUTH’
Mon Feb 26 2007 17:16:14 ET
The Tennessee Center for Policy Research, an independent, nonprofit and nonpartisan research organization committed to achieving a freer, more prosperous Tennessee through free market policy solutions, issued a press release late Monday:
Last night, Al Gore’s global-warming documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, collected an Oscar for best documentary feature, but the Tennessee Center for Policy Research has found that Gore deserves a gold statue for hypocrisy.
Although I haven’t see all the Oscar nominees and winners, here are some links to previous posts., including reflections on BABEL, Little Miss Sunshine, and The Last King of Scotland
Now released in the U.K., The Dawkins Delusion is a brief rebuttal of Richard Dawkin’s claim regarding the improbability of God. Dawkins plainly states in his intro to the book that his aim is to make atheists out of believers, especially pastors. In this book, McGrath exposes the glaring holes in Dawkins assumptions and arguments, building a greater case for belief in God and belief in Christ.