Monthly Archives: January 2008

On the Red Hills of Georgia

Wednesday Night, Opening Session Wow! It was a great feeling to be a part of a historic moment as Baptists of at least 30 racially, geographically, and theologically diverse Baptist groups. The first thing I noticed was the richness of the worship, … Continue reading

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New Baptist Covenant

I’m off to the New Baptist Covenant Celebration taking place this week in Atlanta.  I’ll post about it as I can each day.  Drop me an email if you are going to be there.

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Mars Hill Answer to Politics–Missional Involvement

Rob Bell and other staff from Mars Hill visited the mayor of Grand Rapids and showed a different kind of interest in local politics.  It’s refreshing to see (Rob Bell on politics | Liveblog | Christianity Today) a mega-church put … Continue reading

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Jim Wallis on Daily Show

http://www.thedailyshow.com/sitewide/video_player/view/default/swf.jhtml

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Younger Evangelicals and Webber

Last weekend, we had George Bullard in town to meet with our church and assess where we are in the life cycle of a church’s life. I heard him reference Robert Webber’s use of “convergence” to describe a better-than-blended worship … Continue reading

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Baptists and Muslims To Converse

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Displaced in Kenya

http://www.youtube.com/v/z1rh7qQGrVw&rel=1

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Bringing Peace to the World

  I love reading through King’s sermons and speeches to understand the basis for his non-violent resistance. His understanding was that peace could be done on the seemingly small level as well as the larger, more visible stage.  Beliefnet has … Continue reading

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Young Generations Making a Difference

I often hear/read the criticisms from Boomers and up that Gen X and below are lazy thinkers and workers, mostly consuming off those who have come before them.  There certainly is some truth to that, but I’m not convinced it … Continue reading

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Wars are Poor Chisels

The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows. Martin Luther King, Jr. I ran across this quote in my studies this week and don’t recall ever seeing it before.  … Continue reading

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