Introducing… Flesh and Blood

Every now and then an idea surfaces which makes me wonder, why hasn’t this already happened?

The concept seems to be so simple:

1000 people die each year waiting for a transplant.

7000 units of blood are needed every day to meet hospital demand with approximately 225,000 extra blood donors needed per year.

The Church teaches us to give our time, money, and resources.

Do our bodies count as resources, or gifts given to us by God?

If so, what do we do about it?

Check out fleshandblood.org

Weekly RoundUp: Faith, Freedom and Guns

JamaicaWelcome to this weeks roundup of what we’ve been reading online this week:

The Weekly RoundUp: The Silly Social Media Edition

Well its been a quiet week on the Sofa – mostly because we’ve not had a chance to sit on it much.But we’ve still been watching…Here’s some of the best blogs / websites we’ve found this week:

Weekly RoundUp: The Carling theology Edition

Here’s this weeks round up:

  • Our Text for today – The Big Bible looks at the use of smartphones to read the Bible both in and out of Church.
  • Jesus Needs New PR looks at what Christian Fundamentalism leaves behind.
  • Glen asks what a real man looks like.
  • Jon asks if the Church should be competing or supporting their local community.
  • Phil Ritchie discovers Carling theology (I’m more of an ale fan myself – but thats missing the point).
  • And finally… Can you do nothing for two minutes?