Daily Archives: February 25, 2008

5 posts

“Americans switching faiths”? Not so fast….

Talk about misleading. Now, I must first say that the Pew site is having trouble staying up so I cannot review their survey and findings. It is, however grossly misleading, if I am correct in my assumption as latter portions of this article suggest, that Americans are not “switching faiths.” The article begins: Survey: Americans switching faiths, dropping out – CNN.com (AP) — The U.S. religious marketplace is extremely volatile, with nearly half of American […]

Good News for New Orleans!

Although we are no longer there in body our thoughts remain with NOLA and Tulane. The success of the universities will play a major role in the recovery of the city. New Orleans Colleges See Surge in Applications Applications have jumped nearly 100 percent at Tulane University compared with this time last year, the paper reports. They’re up 85 percent at the University of New Orleans, 43 percent at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, […]

Lenten Devotional: Why human?

15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who in every respect has been tested as we are, yet without sin. (Heb. 4:15) Those who are reading these devotionals may have noticed their irregularity. I had intended to do one each day, excepting Sundays, during Lent as my devotional practice. I have never been a very disciplined individual as my wife and […]

Larry Norman 1947 – 2008 – RIP

One of the original Jesus rockers has died. Larry Norman entered into joy early Sunday morning. Norman was a sometimes controversial figure in the world of contemporary Christian music. I remember him best for his “Sweet Sweet Song of Salvation.” Below is an acoustic version, but the rock version is fantastic. “May light perpetual shine upon him.” Another tribute is here.