Month: October 2008

Nouwen on Forgiveness

Forgiving does not mean forgetting. When we forgive a

person, the memory of the wound might stay with us for a

long time, even throughout our lives. Sometimes we carry the

memory in our bodies as a visible sign. But forgiveness

changes the way we remember. It converts

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What Would Judas Do? … The Fidelity of Betrayal

“Jesus Junk”is a euphemism for marketing crass Christian trinkets, dolls, t-shirts and items. One often wonders just what Jesus would think of this kind of stuff. It may be the idea of selling Jesus stuff is a betrayal of the message of Jesus; even more the person and … Continue reading

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When Your Book Goes Wrong … Life of the Beloved

Often I have thought of writing a book. I have a friend who owns a publishing company who prods me from time to time. Part of me longs for the time to give to writing. Other parts of me fear the outcome. After all, once your book is out … Continue reading

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Round the Room Conversations – McLaren, Franke, McKnight, Guder and Keel

What would you like to ask? Shapevine co-founder Lance Ford proved a great interviewer for an “Around the Room Roundtable” recently at Biblical Theological Seminary. On campus for the Missional Christianity … Church Beyond Borders Conference at Biblical, Brian McLaren, John Franke, Scot McKnight, Darrell Continue reading

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