...I love it! An Iowa PE instructor has created an ice mountain on a grain silo -- perfect for those times when you just need to go climbing but don't have enough pocket change to buy a plane ticket to the Alps. I wonder what the water bill looks like.
...Don Hotchkiss has a good discussion-starter on the role of missions in the local congregation. "In budgeting and planning for this work, most congregations say their mission is to help others. That's a good answer. For many congregations, though, a better answer is to say the purpose of social ministry is instead to change the lives of its own members..."