Culture

Do the Next Right Thing: King’s Legacy as Metaphor with Adam Clark

Guilt paralyzes. We suffer beneath the weight of what we have done. The mental and emotional real estate guilt takes up in our lives often leaves us handicapping our next decision.… Continue reading

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What Does Socrates Have to do with Preaching? or, Too Nerdy for Jason Micheli

What will that fifty dollar shirt do that the ten dollar shirt won’t? The ten dollar shirt covers you in all the right places. … Continue reading

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What Does It Profit a Pastor to Run for Local Office?

When he learned I was on the City Council, my friend remarked, “I did not take you for Constantinian.” At once I felt I disappointed one of my man-crush’s. I also realized how broad brushed generalizations work.… Continue reading

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The Impossibility of Ethics? – A Conversation Over Breakfast

Solomon the Wise King faced the impossibility of ethics. The story is well known. His response to the dilemma came in rooting out the true mother. When the baby’s mother declared, “Give her the living baby but please don’t have him killed,” Solomon knew the true mother would love … Continue reading

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(My) Black History: Why So Excited?

Nine year olds may be easily excited. Our Pee Wee baseball team won quite a few games. I played nearly every position on the field at that age. I even pitched a game or two. But, I am not sure any excitement I felt that year compared to that Continue reading

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