Month: September 2008

Formation through serving … Greater Things to Be Done

Theological reflection proved to be one of the significant formative exercises during my time in seminary. Professors pressed students to “think theologically.” Case studies presented during a Christian Ministry course exposed us to the complexities of pastoral ministry. After reading the conversation between a chaplain and a terminal patient … Continue reading

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Benched – Spurring the Imagination

Joe Thorn tipped me off to this video. Surely it could spur your imagination in your own community. â??And through you all the people of the world will be blessed.â?.swf?clip_id=1666004&server=vimeo.com” /.swf?clip_id=1666004&server=vimeo.com”Continue reading

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Owing Love – Thoughts from The Edge

In this episode Todd reflects on three of the Lectionary texts for this coming Sunday in light of his recent reading of Peter Rollins’, The Fidelity of Betrayal: Towards a Church Beyond Belief.… Continue reading

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Back from Vacation – I Like to Think I’m On Vacation

We enjoyed a great few days taking in the fresh mountain air near the Rio Grande National Forrest. I kept thinking about a line from The Eagles new CD, Out of Eden. The track titled The Last Good Time in Town holds the following line in a couple … Continue reading

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Palin, Women and Evangelicals

My recent reading in connection with David Fitch‘s and Geoff Holsclaw‘s course, “Readings in Postmodern Philosophy and Theology,” have taken me to reading Irigaray and Kristeva by way of Rebecca Chopp. Since McCain announced his choice of a VP running mate in Sarah Palin, I … Continue reading

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