Hope

Hope in the Hospital? or, No Escape for the Pastor-Theologian

Few places offer a challenge to the pastor-theologian like the hospital. Who knows what that family member is thinking while seated on a bench outside the ICU wing? The look on his or her face may be deceiving.… Continue reading

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The Student Is A Girl or, Advent Hope at Liberty University

Her name is Moriah Wierschem. Christianity Today‘s piece, Liberty Student: Why I Didn’t Cheer for Jerry Falwell Jr, provides a glimpse into the minds of a number of students who do not share their University President’s call to arms amid the thundering applause of the gathered crowd.… Continue reading

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The Road Between Death and Life – Photo Meditation

A young familiar face greeted me when I opened up Facebook this morning. He will never be an old friend. Cameron did not live long enough.… Continue reading

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Legitimizing Power, The Poor, and Jesus

What symbols get used to legitimate power? Maybe The Whitehouse is used by some to legitimate democracy in a Country where it appears we are ruled by an Oligarchy.… Continue reading

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Marvel(ing) Over The Amazing Spider-Man 2

My favorite Marvel Comic character growing up in the 1960’s and 70’s was Spiderman. Spiderman came to Marvel in 1962, just one year before I was born. What it would be to have all those old vintage comic books. I could make Comic Con with the crew from Big … Continue reading

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