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Scandalous Meals – Weekly Video

We tend to think of relationships in terms of exchanges. You do [blank] for me, and I will [blank] for you. Jean Vanier reminds viewers of Jesus’ radicalized invitation. Offer hospitality to those who have nothing to offer in return. Now that would be a Jesus-y thing to do.… Continue reading

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Why Baptists Will Always Have Bogeymen

Ed Stetzer identifies some recent Baptist bogeymen. Dave Miller chimes in upset that Stetzer beat him to the post. Miller expands on Stetzer’s list of sinister adversaries. Miller forgives Stetzer for jumping Miller’s shark. Stetzer apologizes. All is well again in the (Southern) Baptist Blogosphere.

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Unexpected

Sometimes the unexpected events in our lives need to be given time to settle over us. Too quick to fit them neatly into our own personal stories we may miss the way in which they challenge us. Listening to  Chris Heuetrz (sidebar video) describe one of those unexpected events … Continue reading

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Baptists Inherently Fractured? Noll Thinks So

I have Baptists on the brain. Three current events form the nexus for my current state of mind. First, my friend The Ex-Reverend sent me a link to Mark Noll’s piece in Books & Culture, “So You’re a Baptist – What might that mean?” Second, I am attending the … Continue reading

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Lyle On Commandments – Love Wins

I could not resist. A popular pastor’s book by the title “love wins” drops today. That means it will be shipped and I have seen is already available for you Kindle owners. Lyle is not here to weigh in on the matter. I scoured his blog and the closest … Continue reading

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