Month: April 2006

Changed by the story of God …

I have sat on a couple of quotes offered by Bob Hyatt. I found these compelling.

“No one is changed through moral exhortation. People are changed when they are told a different story about themselves.” –Walter Brueggeman

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If it is not your cause then it should be no one’s cause … Immigration and Evangelicals …

The first shot came as some “evangelicals” signed the “Evangelical Climate Initiative.” Debate about global warming and its attendant science came under scrutiny as some evangelicals questioned those who signed the document. Despite your opinion and position there is little doubt the brand of dispensational eschatology touted by many … Continue reading

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Obscuring the real issues … Pitts on McKinney

Leonard Pitts Jr. points to the obscuring of real issues amidst the Cynthia McKinney flap. He concludes,

Last week, somebody was beaten because he was black., Went hungry because he was black. Died because he was black. Yet the face of racial injustice was Cynthia McKinney being asked for

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Reading Scripture and the Life of Faith … Interpretation …

Episode 21 of Grey’s Anatomy on March 19 was titled, “Superstition.” Interns worked through the idea of “death clusters.” The funeral home director commented this week, “This is the third funeral at youth church. You know they say deaths come in three’s.” I was told this long ago and … Continue reading

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Trees …

I have taken some time these past two days for some personal days, what my mentor referred to as “field trips.” Many would refer to them as “mental health days” or just flat being “out of the office.” Yesterday I joined a few of our high school young men … Continue reading

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