Monthly Archives: August 2005

120 is the Loneliest Number

I recenlty was caller #9 on a call-in radio contest on local station–KLUV, 98.7. I was pumped, never before winning anything, and this time believing I won a Toyota Tacoma truck. I soon realized that I did win, but it … Continue reading

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Willow Creek and Emergent

Thank you Maggi Dawn. This is a Brit’s assessment of Willow Creek, as compared with the emergent churches he is familiar with. I am familiar with both and appreciated his observations and the contrast between their approaches to ministry.

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On Heaven and Hell

This is a good series now beginning on heaven and hell, beginning with a Jewish rabbi’s perspective. _awakening: Rabbi Zalman Marcus on Heaven and Hell [part 1].

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More Justifications For My Coffee Addiction

MSN Health & Fitness – Coffee: For most, it’s safe

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N.T. Wright–the next C.S. Lewis?

N.T. is one of my favorites. This is an article about his influence and current–and yet to be–work. Response: The Seattle Pacific University Magazine

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Israel, Gaza and yesterday’s lectionary reading

I saw articles and news reports today of Israel’s pullout from Gaza. As I considered the long history of hate and war between these two groups, I couldn’t help but think of the topic on which I taught this morning–Matthew … Continue reading

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Texas and Population Changes

The makeup of Texas has been changing and this new report shows just how much. The diversity makes TX an even bigger and better state. Are our churches in TX reflective of this change? What are we doing differently? Minority … Continue reading

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