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Aftermath of God – Thoughts from the Edge

One common thread running through at least three of the texts for this week involve the “aftermath of God.” That is, to borrow from Peter Rollins, life after an intense encounter with God. All encounters are intense. We may miss them when we domesticate God into our image. But, … Continue reading

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No Contradiction – Thoughts from the Edge

I recently finished Todd Mangum and Mark Sweenam’s new book, The Scofield Bible: Its History and Impact on the Evangelical Church. One of the traits of Scofield’s notes presented itself in working through the relationship between Law and Grace. I will offer a review of this book in … Continue reading

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Missing Jesus – De-humanizing People

“Why doesn’t the church come out against nut jobs like this when this type of vomit spews from their mouth. Or does this joker represent the views of the church?”

A young friend recently expressed his disgust over Pat Robertson’s now (in)famous declaration of cause for the Haitian earthquake. … Continue reading

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Liberation – Thoughts from the Edge

Haiti suffers under the devastation of a recent earthquake. The country reels from a series of recent natural disasters – tropical storms and hurricanes. Reports indicate the utter collapse of Haiti’s infrastructure, even as precarious as it was prior to the tragedy.

Is. 62 may well be timely. A … Continue reading

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