Archive for June, 2010

President Obama and the Graham’s.

I just discovered this meeting.  Here it is from the Religious Herald: Obama, Graham meet at evangelist’s home By Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service Thursday, May 06, 2010 MONTREAT, N.C. (RNS) — President Obama and ailing evangelist Billy Graham exchanged prayers during their first meeting recently at Graham’s home in western North Carolina. President […]

USA TODAY & College Life

Several of this weeks USA Today papers had a couple of articles about college students.  They are summarized here: 1.  Freshman enrollment is up.  6% increase in 2008.  This indicates that enrollment is not being driven by unemployed people.   Also, 75 percent of this increase came from minorities. 2.  Some schools are granting admission to students who  do not have the proper SAT scores.  […]

College Faculty: Religious Beliefs

Per a study on the religious beliefs and behaviors of college faculty in a 2006 study by Gary Tobin and Aryeh Weinberg, 25% of college faculty say they are non-Evangelical Christians, 18% identify themselves as Catholics, 14% claim no religion, 11% say the are Evangelicals, 8% claim that they are atheists, and 5% are Jewish.  […]

Relationship Building OR Relational Encounters

Many people think that it takes a long time to build a good relationship but does it take a long time to build a relationship that matters? A couple of weeks ago at KSU I met a student named Austin.   It was fun to meet him because he worked in the school bookstore which had one of the […]

Robbed At Gunpoint In Brasil…and I’d Go There Again, Right Now!

This is a little long for a blog but you need to at least scan this.  Two weeks ago I was in the streets of wonderful Sao Paulo, Brazil.   It is a very crowded yet kind of edgy place.  A place of busy well dressed and pleasantly kind people.   I visited the University of Sao Paulo where that […]

Your Church Should Use USTREAM

Your probably thinking that since you don’t visit Ustream, others won’t either.  Your wrong.  Just like YouTube, millions of people are viewing things that don’t relate to you.  What this means is that you should use multiple means to send our your message, THE message.  Take a look at this simple country church that uses Ustream.  […]

Improve Your Blogging and Twitter Skills

If you blog or use twitter, then you are going to want to review this site often.  It will give you TONS of help.  I am going to reread this many times over.