Community

Lyle On Communion, C.S. Lewis, and Community

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 reading

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Public Libraries and Tax Cuts – Curious Intersections

Last week I noted I would be voting for the proposed plan to bring a public library to the City of Tuttle. For the third time, the attempt failed. I am hoping the efforts continue. One of these days we hope there will be a public library in Tuttle.… Continue reading

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Weekly Video – Tim Conder, The Bible In Community

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 reading

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Art, Pain and Community – TWOP

The Work of the People always offers some compelling material. This one is no different.
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Virtual (Not) Community – Shane Hipps

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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