Hope

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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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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