Faithfulness

Katy’s Long Obedience In the Same Direction

Sister Mary Katherine. No, not Sister Mary Clarence. Katy was no Sister Act, not an undercover nun. She was my first grade Sunday School teacher.

Only in more traditional Baptist churches did you hear women referred to as sister. Don’t let we Baptists know that Roman Catholic women, … Continue reading

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Radical Faithfulness

During Holy Week Barry tweeted,

What is our cultural signifier? What habit or practice would approximate foot washing today that at the same … Continue reading

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You Won’t Hear Pastor Pedro from the Big Stage

More than 30 years ago, before Southern Baptists discovered Church Planting Movements, CPM’s, and adopted the same for a growth strategy, Pastor Pedro began planting churches. He traveled by foot. He planted thirty-four churches in thirty-two years.

We stopped to meet Pastor Pedro. His son-in-law helped with our translation … Continue reading

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Amos/Herod Mashup – Thoughts from the Edge

Sometimes reading two things there is an interesting intersection. Reading the Lectionary texts from Amos and Mark created such an occasion for me. Amos and Herod, who is a main player in the Mark passage, offer a way of wrestling with our chosen way of living. Here are some … Continue reading

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