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Maybe I Need a Tent

When Tommie worked the late shift at Starbucks a few years ago we thought Pepper Spray was a good idea. You never know who might lurk in the parking lot after close. We would talk about actions to take in the event a stranger decided to become an unwanted … Continue reading

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Baptists Inherently Fractured? Noll Thinks So

I┬áhave Baptists on the brain.┬áThree current events form the nexus for my current state of mind. First, my friend The Ex-Reverend sent me a link to Mark Noll’s piece in Books & Culture, “So You’re a Baptist – What might that mean?” Second, I am attending the … Continue reading

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The Gospels Are Not Appetizers – Weekly Video

Living Jesus’ Way is impossible. And, maybe that is the point. Limited to our own understanding and the way we think the world works could not possibly open up space for us to love our enemies. After all were we to possess our own drones, we would take out … Continue reading

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Weekly Video – David Bazan, “Hard to Be”

We work really hard to manage our lives. Often we find ourselves worn out by managing to live in spite of our nagging passions that run afoul of the Way of Jesus. Dallas Willard suggests we have lived under the weight of “the Gospel of Sin Management.” Our aim … Continue reading

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