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An Anxious, Desperate God

Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep that was lost. Rejoice with me, for I have found the coin that I had lost. You’ve lost something. And when I mean lost, I mean it’s not anywhere. That book … Continue reading

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Christopher Page on “Successful Church”

Christopher Page is the rector of a “successful” church. This is his blog on what “success” looks like. https://inaspaciousplace.wordpress.com/2015/09/15/successful-church/

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Doubting Thomas, Diversity, and Nag Hammadi

A JOKE St Peter was at the pearly Gates of Heaven when someone arrived. Peter said, “Now, before I can let you in you just have to answer this simple question. How are we saved?” The newly deceased but eager … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Radical Politics

This is a well thought out essay from the Boston Globe that deserves wide readership. I even quoted it in my Easter sermon. http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/04/01/jesus-radical-politics/txdjkQSMn3BWPBgciEbgZP/story.html

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What is the Meaning of this Text? (Part of A Study on the Servant Songs of Isaiah, Session Two)

“What is the meaning of this passage?” There have been many ways of answering this question. Indeed, there is a whole science called Hermeneutics that looks at how to interpret things (check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermeneutics). Anglo-American Analytical philosophy is entirely about … Continue reading

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Open Source Church: Chapter One

What would happen if Christianity was like open source software (prominent examples are Java and OpenOffice, as well as the Firefox browser)? What would happen if the church was run like Wikipedia? The answer to this question is found in … Continue reading

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