Bob Crittendon

The Intersection

Bob Crittenden is host of “The Meeting House”, heard weekday afternoons from 4-6pm on Faith Radio, 89.1FM in Montgomery. Described as “the intersection of faith and culture”, the program features Christian music and conversation about a variety of topics. Learn more by visiting www.meetinghouseonline.info.

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 15:48

Not Called to the Middle

Written by Bob Crittendon

Pew Research has released a massive new study on religious affiliation that has been opening eyes since its release in May. The U.S. Religious Landscape Survey included some 35,000 respondents.

Thursday, 04 June 2015 15:01

A System for Prayer

Written by Bob Crittendon

The diagram apparently was crafted over 1000 years ago - part of a book that was placed on sale by Manhattan’s Les Enluminures Gallery, a dealer in medieval manuscripts, a book written on vellum with a rather unique first page, according to a report on the Religion News Service website, which likens the circular diagram to a game board.

Thursday, 07 May 2015 15:31

Recognizing the Power of Prayer

Written by Bob Crittendon

A few weeks removed from the men’s basketball championship game, I want to steer you again toward Duke University, not to the hardwood, but toward a leading academic who relates the correlation between religion and health.  Yes, Duke has a Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health - its director is Dr. Harold Koenig.

Friday, 03 April 2015 19:45

Better News? Really?

Written by Bob Crittendon

In Churchville, New York, a new student group has been formed called The Better News Club.  Unfortunately, it has been established to counter the Biblical truth being shared in a local chapter of the popular Christian outreach called The Good News Club, sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship.

Friday, 06 March 2015 19:42

The Road to Selma

Written by Bob Crittendon

In John 15, Jesus talked about the power of sacrificial love, and one of the actors in the movie, Selma, used one of these verses as he discussed the love in action displayed by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  We read in verse 13: “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” (NKJV)

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 18:06

Top 10 Topics of 2014

Written by Bob Crittendon

For a number of years on The Meeting House on Faith Radio and here in this column, I have recapped what I have viewed as the top 10 stories of relevance to the Christian community from the previous year.  So, now, I present to you my “Top 10 Topics of 2014.” 

Saturday, 03 January 2015 13:18

Immigrants Among Us

Written by Bob Crittendon

A passage in Zechariah chapter 7 reflects the heart of God and can be helpful to us as we attempt to develop a Biblically-informed position on the topic of immigration:

 

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 12:20

25: A Spiritual Advent-ure

Written by Bob Crittendon

The Christmas season provides the believer in Christ an incredible opportunity to retrace events leading up to the coming of Jesus and surrounding His birth.  We can also consider how we can respond in a fresh way to the reality of His coming. 

Monday, 03 November 2014 17:52

Living and Active

Written by Bob Crittendon

The Bible says this about itself in Hebrews 4:12: “For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” (New King James Version)

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 16:18

“All That Glitters…”

Written by Bob Crittendon

 

It had been described as a “mirror-like bauble of a hotel,” the most visible presence on the skyline of a city that is experiencing economic decline and dramatic job loss, propped up by an industry that has a dubious premise - build up the false hope of patrons, making some winners while creating a mass number of losers.

 

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