A La Carte (11/22)

Wednesday November 22, 2006

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Theology: Peter Bogert has been preaching about the spiritual gifts. A recent post highlights four important principles regarding the gifts.

History: “The 18th century evangelist George Whitefield had a gift for dramatic oratory and was known to reenact Bible stories during his sermons. So it was fitting when Whitefield came to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary through a dramatization done by seminary trustee Dan Nelson during chapel Nov. 9.” Read about it or listen to it.

Purpose: Purpose Driven (the organization) has begun large-scale layoffs. “Created amid the unprecedented popularity of Rick Warren’s book, Purpose Driven ministries has lost its CEO, seen its staff reduced by a third, and significantly drawn back its services.”

Book: Hope College reports on a book that asks is there “a possibility that the Christian Reformed Church in North America and the Reformed Church in America, which split over a century ago, could someday reunite?”