Images of Plenty and Want

The conflicting images I spoke about last week, the obesity of poor children in America, are the subject of a weekend piece in the NYT, “India Prosperity Creates Paradox; Many Children Are Fat, Even More Are Famished.” Of course, in India these aren’t the same kids: by and large the poor ones aren’t the fat ones. Continue Reading...

Resolved

‘Tis the season for making resolutions. Today’s ZondervanTo The Point newsletter focuses on a variety of Christian resolutions, and includes a link to a piece from Leadership Journal on Jonathan Edwards’ resolutions (related blog piece here). Continue Reading...

2007

To all of our faithful Powerblog readers, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a happy, prosperous, and blessed new year! (And while I’m at it, I claim for myself the mantle of “First Poster of 2007,” which I believe should entitle me to some sort of cash prize…) Continue Reading...