Welcome to this week’s edition of “The Sunday Seven.” As always, this post is all about sharing some of the more interesting news and insights that I have encountered throughout the week. What’s more, it also includes one of the funnier videos I’ve seen in quite some time. Hopefully, there’s a little something here that will peak your interest and give you pause to think. Enjoy!
Pastor Tim Keller on Creation and Evolution …
Creation, Evolution and Christian Lay People – Part 2. Last week, I posted the first of a six-part series that Tim Keller is doing over at the Bio Logos site. You may not agree with Keller’s take on creation/evolution, but even if you disagree, the nuggets of wisdom he sprinkles throughout the discussion are priceless. Take for instance this week’s discussion on whether we can interpret some passages of Scripture literally while interpreting others in a non-literal fashion. Keller has the gift of C.S. Lewis in terms of translating the seemingly-complex into the simply-profound.
Are persecuted Christians the “biggest human rights scandal of our generation?”
100 Million Christians persecuted says British group. For those of us that live in the historically “Christianized” West, this is a great reminder that many around the globe are facing open persecution because of their faith in Jesus the Christ.
I’m not sure I would want this information. You?
Mapping of the human genome declines to $100o per person. As the cost of mapping the human genome continues to decline, we are approaching a time when we will possess the ability to predict our susceptibility to certain diseases.
What’s driving this trend?
Divorce rate for couples over 50 doubles over past two decades. Though the national divorce rate has been on the decline since its all-time peak in the 1980s, “gray divorce” continues to rise, raising questions as to what is driving this trend.
From the Files of the Colossally Stupid …
I’m not telling you anything about this clip. Just watch and enjoy.
The biggest trade in the history of the NFL?
Washington Redskins Trade for the Number Two Draft pick. Can’t decide if this is good news or bad news for the Dallas Cowboys. Either way, an unprecedented move in NFL history.