PIETISM According to Bo Giertz ~ link
HAITI RELIEF -- I heard this morning that donations to Covenant World Relief's Haiti fund were about to hit the $500,000 mark. I suspect they have done so now. CWR is but one of thousands of groups jumping in to help. It's satisfying, though, to see how one's own tribe responds. BTW, CWR is still at work helping with the redevelopment of villages wiped out by the Asian tsunami in 2004. Staying power.
MASTERPIECE PHONE -- We got a phone number for the church, something we had to add now so that it is established in the phone book and search systems by the time we expect to launch on 10-10-10. It is 602-237-0233, but don't expect anyone to answer. Right now I've got an answering machine on it.
FINLAND & SWEDEN doing a land swap ~ link
COULD BE -- "Is Twitter a spiritual discipline?" ~ link
NOW N.T. WRIGHT is shaking up our understanding of hell. ~ link
AGEIST WORSHIP -- "A church family from the same generation isn't much of a family." ~ link
"ECO-BLING" -- "Installing wind turbines and solar panels in people's homes is 'eco-bling' that will not help meet Britain's targets on cutting carbon emissions, engineers warned Wednesday..." ~ link
GOOGLE READER now reads without an RSS feed --
Google Reader can now act as a general web page change alert system, Google announced. This means you can now try to subscribe to updates for a particular page even if that page does not have an RSS feed. As before, submitting a URL into the "Add a subscription" box should be enough, Google says. ~ linkBRILLIANT VIRAL MARKETING -- It is all about capturing the imagination.