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Performing Contradictions

Rarely a day goes by where a post on social media characterizes the only available actions to thwart ISIS is to bomb them off the planet. Christians re-post this with regularity. It is performing a contradiction. (more…)

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Christian from the Margins

Everybody wants to be at the center. Except for a few. (more…)

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Doing Without In A Culture of More or, A Mashup of Sacks, Micheli, Kriz, and Rohr

We train our children early how to expect more. Later we prod them to temper their appetites and do with less. Unlearning what it feels like to have more poses more of a difficulty than we realize. The same is true when after establishing habits of more we hear Jesus' call for less. (more…)

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Cancer and Tamed Cynic or, Jason Goes On the Offensive

I don't know if he has a face for radio, but he has a voice for preaching. It was the voice I heard on a podcast some time back that caught my attention. His words did not hurt either. But it was the voice. (more…)

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What Is In Your Brown Package or, Tuttle’s Gee Spot

Gee as in “Gee Whiz.” Or, “Gee I never knew.” Maybe, “Gee Willikers, Look what came in the mail!” (more…)

Category Archives: Theology

Mentors- Get Some: 1 of 20 Looking Back, Looking Ahead Part 2

Mentors- Get Some: 1 of 20 Looking Back, Looking Ahead Part 2

Philip Brooks wrote that preaching is, “truth conveyed through personality.” Yet, most young preaches are scared of who they are so attempt to emulate another. Who was my choice in those days? W.A. Criswell.Read More

Mentors – Get Some: 1 of 20 Looking Back, Looking Ahead – Part 1

Mentors – Get Some: 1 of 20 Looking Back, Looking Ahead – Part 1

I am no Charles Spurgeon. Were I to write something similar to his, Lectures to My Students, it would not be read widely and not reach the acclaim Otis David Fuller lauds on Spurgeon’s book full of advice and instruction.Read More

When Representatives Don’t Represent or, Protect Your Children

When Representatives Don’t Represent or, Protect Your Children

We all suffer the personal realization that we may not represent well. Big 12 Media Days taking place in Dallas came with the the discussion of Bob Stoops and the Oklahoma Sooners taking in Dorial Green-Beckham. It is yet to be determined if he will be eligible to play for the Oklahoma Sooners this season.Read More

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