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Lines Left on the Cutting Floor

A couple of weeks ago I spoke at a press conference in support of Public Education in Oklahoma representing Pastors for Oklahoma Kids. Our Executive Director was not sure he would be able to attend the presser and thought another voice from our organization would be helpful. I agreed … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Mediating Ideas: A Conversation with Bradly Mason

Pastor, do you have time to read the near 500 pages of Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings That Formed the Movement?” Maybe you have time between weekly sermon preparation, pastoral responsibilities, and any administrative tasks that accompany your particular ministry setting. Try as we might to be … Continue reading

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Listening and Forgiveness: A Conversation with Carl Raschke

The just shall live by faith,” represents the Scriptural hammer of the Reformation. Five hundred years later many Evangelicals have decided they are the hammer and everything else is a nail.

Rooting out the greatest dangers to Christianity has become a favorite past time, if not as … Continue reading

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Missional Theology – Not Just An Adjective: A Conversation with John Franke

One of my friends once pointed out that any time -al is added to describe a theological perspective the emphasis is on the adjective more than on talk about God. Practically time is given to explain the adjective and what often gets obscured is the god/God under consideration. Enter … Continue reading

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I Can Say What I Want!

We don’t have ears to hear— that’s what Jesus didn’t account for.

Language presents us with challenges. For an obvious example, it’s difficult— perhaps impossible— to talk about politics. If your interlocutor doesn’t already agree with you, then all they’re likely to hear is partisanship. 

If you suggest that

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