Transformation

Lent and Community – Thoughts from the Edge

Street level theology often remarks, “God will not give us more than we can bear.” Aside from all of the accompanying issues the very statement raises, it is generally predicated on one verse, 1 Corinthians 10:13. A close read of this verse in its context reveals a community falling … Continue reading

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Past Tugs, Future Pulls – Thoughts from the Edge

Sunday marks the beginning of the Season of Advent. We emphasize anticipation, expectation. We also might need remember, disappointment and defeat. These contrasting emotions and experiences portray the tension faced not only by those anticipating God would set the world right in the years preceding Jesus’ coming but also … Continue reading

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Compared to What? – Thoughts from The Edge

In this week’s edition of Thoughts from the Edge, I offer some thoughts on a recent rant by Michael Spencer, a.k.a. internetmonk. You can read the post here. I find a place to tie in a reflection on the Gospel text for this coming Sunday found in … Continue reading

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Owing Love – Thoughts from The Edge

In this episode Todd reflects on three of the Lectionary texts for this coming Sunday in light of his recent reading of Peter Rollins’, The Fidelity of Betrayal: Towards a Church Beyond Belief.… Continue reading

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