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Parting Words

This past weekend I was commissioned out of Mosaic (the community of faith I’ve been leading the past four years) and had the opportunity to share a parting message. Last words are often said too late, or in haste, so I thought I’d do something I’ve never done in my years of speaking, I actually [...]

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Fully human

I wrote in the past on ‘what if Christians were human‘ – I love Marlon Hall’s take in the video on being human and imagination and what gives him hope today.

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Opting out of heaven

* You can buy the bumper sticker here Taking the previous post on God’s Kryptonite a step further. I’ve got two kids. Let’s say one of them becomes sinful and rebellious (which would just never happen). But hypothetically, let’s just say for whatever reason one of my daughters lives a selfish and faithless life. At [...]

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God’s Kryptonite

One of the defining characteristics I’ll hear Christians speaking of regarding their faith is that they worship a God of unconditional love and grace. Fantastic. And then they (including my past self) will say ‘salvation’ (heaven, eternity, life to the fullest, etc) is a gift of God … given by grace … it can’t be [...]

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Rob Bell – Love Wins review

Backdrop: Rob Bell Controversy summary I was suppose to get an advanced copy of the book, but I think it got lost.  I finally got around to reading it.  You can find plenty of highlights on the interwebs but here’s my quick take. If you’re looking for things to critique and hate, you’ll find it. [...]

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In the bread line

By German artist Fritz Eichenberg Looking for God? Search the unlikely places.

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I wish we’d all been ready

There’s a popular passage in the Scriptures that has done more than it’s share of spawning fear, conversion, cults, and even an entire Christian media industry. As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were [...]

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Human Sacrifice

Continuing the theme for my last three posts, my thoughts keep landing on the words ‘human sacrifice’. There’s a few ways of looking at this. It’s human to sacrifice. The most glorious human stories that we’re in awe of whether in film or real life, involves sacrifice. Man dives into on-coming traffic to save a [...]

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