Tuesday, June 14, 2005

One superb blog, one superb e-newsletter

I want to take this opportunity to introduce everyone to a couple of sources I've come across since my last posting.
A "must read" blog is called the "Resource Blog."  Published twice weekly, the "Resource Blog" is a review "of the latest resources in theology, apologetics and philosophy."  One of my favorite two sections covers new audio files (including many podcasts); the other is a selection of links to blog entries from other sites.  Great time saver -- and a great way to find new sources.  To subscribe, add http://rctr.blogspot.com/atom.xml to your aggregator.
The e-newsletter is from The Journey with Jesus Foundation.  The newsletter itself isn't very useful, but the site itself is great.  Every week there is an essay based upon a RCL reading for the week.  At first glance, it may appear like a mini-sermon -- these are "homilies," right?    Don't be mislead.  It really is more of an essay than a sermon, homily or reflection.  Dan Clendenin draws from many sources, some personal, some scholarly, quite a mix.  I read a lot of essays, sermons, homilies and reflections based upon the RCL, mostly from sources linked by The Text This Week; more specifically, sources which I receive as an AvantGo "Personal Channel" on my smartphone.  (Simply add this as an AvantGo channel.)  By far, Dan's essays are the best.
David Scott Lewis