Monthly Archives: April 2008

Baptist Leaders for Climate Action

Dr. Robert Parham, Executive Director of Baptist Center for Ethics, has written a letter to Senators calling for action. Follow the link below to read the letter and the list of signatories, of which I am proud to be one. … Continue reading

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Running for Office on the Wall of Separation

The point is not Clinton’s and Obama’s private religious beliefs, but their political calculation in searching for every possible forum to signal to religious voters that Democrats too are devout. Read more here:The Democrats’ God problem | Salon Ah yes, … Continue reading

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Race and the Emerging Church

Emergent Village has a great thread of content on race and the emerging church. Lots of good thoughts and questions here about how churches are–or are not–dealing with the race issues of our day. Where is the church of today’s … Continue reading

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More of Jeremiah Wright

Wright was back in the news yesterday, being interviewed and asked to explain himself. He has much to explain and to overcome. Moyers wants to get beyond the sound bites to learn more about Wright. Click here to watch the … Continue reading

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Lake Providence

I spent the day exploring Lake Providence, La. For our youth mission trip/camp this summer. Ronney Joe looked at houses that need repair and I spied out lodging at the high school. We met with Reid Doster from NoLa area, … Continue reading

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Life in Shreveport

I’m doing some additional blogging at my Shreveport Times blog.  Check it out here.  I just posted about my dinner at Mona’s Lebanese and Greek Restaurant which opened here recently.

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Alert

What a scary time for Shreveport as the Symphony has an uncertain future. I have been reading about the struggles in the newspaper, but certainly don’t know enough to weigh in at this point. What I do know is that … Continue reading

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“God bless Rome”

From my reading of “Jesus for President” today: “Jesus would make for a bad president. It’s hardto imagine Jesus wearing a ‘God bless Rome’ T-shirt and promoting his campaign with stickers and buttons and a hundred-million-dollar campaign.”

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Hunger and the Current Economy

The local news has a front page story about how gas prices are affecting folks in town, with many deciding to ride the bus (also, Church member Bob Stewart’s picture and story about rising gas prices were there as well).  … Continue reading

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Rapture Ready

Lori Lenz reviews Rapture Ready! Adventures in the Parallel Universe of Christian Pop Culture by Daniel Radosh on Relevant Magazine. I’ve somehow missed seeing the book come out and have added it to my list. Has anyone else out there … Continue reading

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