I am glad for firefighters. Friday it seemed fires were breaking out everywhere. One local television station dubbed the situation, “Oklahoma Under Fire.” When Lyle died you immediately understood the term “fraternity.” The number of firefighters in uniform at the celebration of Lyle’s life was overwhelming. They get “community.”… Continue readingRead More
What if a corrective to and overly reductionistic understanding of the Gospel and the Kingdom of God were the Scriptures? Often applying the KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid/Silly/etc) to the Scriptures undercuts its depth and intent under the illuminating work of the Spirit. Some things aren’t that simple. And, … Continue readingRead More
Back when Wired Parish was up and running I listened to a few podcasts with Shane Hipps. They were insightful and instructive. Here Shane talks about the idea of “virtual community.” What do you think?
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