Archive | April 2012

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A Balanced Image of Christ

An interesting reminder from the blog Students of Jesus that Christ not only ate with sinners and chastised pharisees. He also ate with pharisees and healed their children. Here is a taste: In modern society we love to point out that Jesus ate with tax collectors and prostitutes. He crossed social boundaries. He was the friend of […]

TED Talk Tuesday: Part 2

An interesting look at how an engineer designed a better way to repair his own heart!

TED Talk Tuesday

An interesting take on what it will take to fix American health care. He suggests that we need less of the independent spirit of the proverbial “cowboy” and more of the teamwork of a pit crew. Take a look/listen.

The Power of Music

Thanks to John Fea for pointing out this powerful video. Like John, I could do without the constant reference to a particular brand of mp3 player, since this is really about the power of music, not about any particular brand.

What Children’s Television Teaches?

Ok, this was humorous and thought provoking at the same time. Thanks Rob and Heather Martin for pointing this one out!

Congrats to a Messiah Alum

Congrats to Alex Lentz on his chance to fulfill his dream of playing professional baseball. Here is a tidbit from the York Dispatch: The York Revolution became a bit more “political” this week. Of the 42 hopefuls who participated in York’s open tryout on Saturday, 24-year-old Alex Lentz is the only one who earned an […]

TED Talk Tuesday: Sharing Secrets

After the Easter break, let’s get today’s TED Talks started with an interesting look at secrets that people have chosen to share anonymously.