6-String Salvo

1. White births are no longer a majority in America.  What implications does this have for the American church?

2. This is GREAT news for my wife, Dena, and other coffee drinkers!

3. It seems tolerance works only one way…Christians are expected to be tolerant of everyone else’s beliefs.  The problem is no one expects people to be tolerant of what Christians believe.  Check out this story about a University of Nebraska football coach and his stand for biblical truths.

4. Check out Michael Horton’s A Christian Response to Same-Sex Marriage.

5. One of our favorite shows is American Idol.  This is the second year with new judges Steven Tyler of Aerosmith fame and Jennifer Lopez.  Here’s some news/gossip saying that this may be Lopez’ last year with the hit show.

6. (Here’s a bonus string!) Kevin DeYoung shares notes from one of his associate pastor’s sermons showing how Christ is the fulfillment of OT prophecy and promise.

7. I can’t remember when I first heard The Band or Levon Helm.  But I’ve always liked them.  Last month Helm, drummer and lead singer for The Band, died.  Here’s an article from USA Today about his life and death.  The video below is The Night They Drove Old Dixie Downfeaturing Levon Helm on lead vocals, from Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz, a documentary film of The Band’s 1976 farewell concert:

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