Lingering with Resurrection – Thoughts from the Edge

“We celebrate Easter late. The plastic eggs and candy go on sale on Monday.” The young mother wanted her children to have more with the few dollars she had to help them celebrate Easter.

Our culture tends to live under the weight of “on to the next thing.” While … Continue reading

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New Things – Thoughts from the Edge

We all love new things. In a few days the much hyped iPad will be available. What will Apple’s entrance into a tablet styled computer mean? No one really knows. Expectations are all over the map. Even if the iPad revolutionizes computing like the iPod did for music, it … Continue reading

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Lent and Our Mind – Thoughts from the Edge

The coming week in the Christian calendar offers an illustration of dissonance. Hallelujahs ring for the One who altered the human experience of many maimed physically, spiritually, and emotionally. Jeers dominate the scene just days later. How people may hold competing beliefs about one subject, much less a person … Continue reading

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Lent and Our Stuff – Thoughts from the Edge

“Our stuff” may mean any number of things. In a digitally connected, highly social culture that could mean keeping track of your piece of ground in Farmville. Or, if you are into Second Life it could be managing your virtual business in a way you may earn real cash. … Continue reading

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Lent and Community – Thoughts from the Edge

Street level theology often remarks, “God will not give us more than we can bear.” Aside from all of the accompanying issues the very statement raises, it is generally predicated on one verse, 1 Corinthians 10:13. A close read of this verse in its context reveals a community falling … Continue reading

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