Tommie Marshell

Plundering Egypt: A Conversation on the Passing of Rachel Held Evans

Just two days after Stan Grenz died, David Dockery began his concluding paragraph warning Baptists, specifically Southern Baptists, that Grenz might lead his readers into orthodox inconsistency.

Unfortunately, his pietism didn’t translate into evangelical

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Backsliding Into All Souls Day

Few weeks hold as many consecutive references to events or celebrations in the Christian Calendar. Reformation Day. All Saints Day. All Souls Day. Do you find the reference to all worth considering?… Continue reading

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Look Who Is 2!

Two years ago this evening we were waiting. Regular reports let us in on how much longer we would have to wait. Our baby was having her first baby. Today Max turns 2! We are on our way to celebrate.

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The Ethics of Eyewear: Glasses Are Expensive or, Why BonLook

Those are not your parents’ Ray Ban’s. Why they are not even your Oakley’s. Sunday evening we watched 60 Minutes. Generally I am leading an Adult Bible Study. But Sunday I was still determining just what was going on within my body that was making me feel much less … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Baby

“You’re not quite ready.” Words an about-to-deliver mother never wants to hear. “I’ll be back,” she replied. Hours later the drive down Wheatland Road toward Charlton Methodist Hospital was slowed by thick fog. Emergency flashers and lights signaled urgency to other travelers before 7:00 a.m. on that Saturday twenty-three … Continue reading

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