Year: 2016

(His) Cancer Is Funny: An Interview with Jason Micheli

Danish comedian Victor Borge is credited with observing, “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”┬áJason Micheli must surely be Borge’s prodigy. Though Micheli lives in Alexandria, VA, his humor in writing and in conversations over Skype have brought him very near me here in Fly … Continue reading

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Shame – The Big Gulp of Shut Up Juice: An Interview with Steve Austin

Theories of the atonement, what the cross of Jesus means for us, tend to focus on sin. What about our shame? I suspect more people wrestle with shame while believing they have been forgiven their sins.… Continue reading

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You’re No Billy Graham

And our music did not include George Beverly Shea. Confused as I was it became clear the comparisons, maybe innocently, provided an excuse to move on. Not me. Them.… Continue reading

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Disabilities and The Church of the First: An Interview with Nathaniel Welch

The first shall be first. It is hard to escape the prevalent drive for number one. And, it is difficult to miss it in the church.… Continue reading

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The Rapture Betrays the Incarnation: An Interview with Jeffrey C. Pugh

“There must be some way out of here,” said the joker to the thief. “There’s too much confusion I can’t get no relief . . ..”┬áLearning to read the Bible as a child and a young adolescent meant always looking up and hoping to get out of … Continue reading

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