Month: May 2011

Missing Reconciliation – When Memory Becomes Nostalgia

Last week I reposted a couple of old posts that triggered a Twitter response from a fellow Southern Baptist pastor. He replied, “@doctodd Making me feel terribly nostalgic… :),” and “@doctodd So I guess I’m not the only one feeling nostalgic, huh? :)”

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Which King James Bible?, asks Michael Bird

Which Bible translation do you use? One of our men was told the only Bible is the KJV because it was not copyrighted. Can’t make that one up. Here is a piece that puts the “KJV Only” folks in the same dilemma. Which translation?… Continue reading

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Friday Photo – Showing My Colors

20110527-051212.jpgRecently I was working in one of our flower beds. This beautiful butterfly joined me. Here she is showing off her colors.

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I Thought We Were Moving Beyond the Politics of Fear

Words do mean something. In a conversation yesterday a friend pointed out how difficult it is for us to really engage politics. Once we make statements critical of one administration in hopes of prompting either change or a different direction by a soon-coming administration we must face up to … Continue reading

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First Cold – Cohen Under Mask

It had to happen. The allergens are everywhere. We have been listening carefully to the wheezing. His little cough, though not terrible, prompted parents and grand-parents to take notice. Then, Grammy spoke. Kimberly asked, “Mom what do you think?” “Maybe it would be good to rule out anything serious.… Continue reading

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