Monthly Archives: January 2013

Book Review: Hearing Her Voice

John Dickson, Senior Minister in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney and Honorary Fellow of the Department of Ancient History, wrote a wonderful e-book Hearing Her Voice: A Case for Women Giving Sermons. As of the writing of this book review, … Continue reading

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Links and Joe

Saturday, 26 January 2013 We present to you another week of our most interesting blog reading. As always the views of these posts are not necessarily the views of BSI, but they are sure going to get you either thinking, … Continue reading

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Beasts of the Southern Wild: A Celebration of Hope or Despair?

Warning: This review contains a few minor spoilers that may or may not impact your viewing of the film.  While some films aim for nothing more than popular appeal and a massive return on initial investment (e.g. Transformers), other films … Continue reading

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Louie Giglio: Pastor and Cultural Provocateur

Over the past few weeks, Pastor Louie Giglio’s name has risen to the forefront of the cultural mainstream, as many of the talking heads on the political left and right have sought to interpret his intended involvement with the inaugural … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Faith Improvised:
A Book of Prayers came in the mail the other day from IVP.  Their new catalog has some excellent new and forthcoming items in it, but this one especially caught my eye and I was…

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Links and Joe

Saturday, 19 January 2013 We present to you another week of our most interesting blog reading. As always the views of these posts are not necessarily the views of BSI, but they are sure going to get you either thinking, … Continue reading

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Looking Back Upon the Movies of 2012

Last year, in the early days of May, I put together a short list of upcoming films that I expected to shine.  Looking back upon it now, it seems quite clear that 2012 was not a great year for films.  … Continue reading

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