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An Uneasy Agent of the State: Part 3, Pastor as Prophet (Continued)

Where would we be had we taken seriously the reality that marriage as practiced is indeed a civil union? The purview of the State would be clearer and the role of the Christian community would be evident. (more…)

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Jesus and World Hunger – A Different Perspective

My friend Guy made the jump. He had dabbled with a Vegan diet before. Now, he is all in. Then, he issued a challenge, "Awaiting responses from my friends who are Jesus people, technically speaking." (more…)

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An Uneasy Agent of the State: Part 3 – Pastor as Prophet

“You can’t be Christian and support torture,” writes Brian Zhand. And, you can’t pastor if unwilling to be prophetic. Despite the continued effort to make chaplains of pastors, there comes a time when one must wake from slumber. (more…)

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Zhand, Sobrino, and Editing Isaiah

New Year's Eve I will visit Dr. Womack. The question will be, "Have my eyes changed?" My wife tells me that the color of my eyes change. Here I am talking about the strength of my eyes. Will I need to bi-focals? (more…)

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The Ahistorical Jesus or, How the CIA Gets a Christian Pass

Two young friends suffer church leaders/members who give allegiance to an ahistorical Jesus. I am guessing those whose Jesus takes this shape did not come to their position all by themselves. In fact, I am doubting they even know it. (more…)

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Friday Photo – Volcano Aqua, Guatemala

Walter Wangerin described a car ride in which it seemed he could never escape Denali. It may have been in his book Whole Prayer. I still remember that vivid tale as I do the only time I have heard him preach. Memorable.

We strolled the streets of Antigua searching for our breakfast destination. Walking down the cobblestone streets snapping a range of photographs, Bill pointed out Agua, the volcano. I have other photographs but from my particular vantage point I could not escape sagging power lines. Then it dawned on me.

We strolled back toward the hotel. Time was short.Read More

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