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Thoughts on Anabaptists and Dunker Punks

This weekend, I got to attend a conference called “Church and Post-Chrsitian Culture: Christian Witness in the Way of Jesus.” It was a conference hosted by… 730 more words

No More Either/Or

The text of this post is drawn from the epilogue of my new book, The Long Road from Highland Springs: A Faith Odyssey. A book’s epilogue consists of a few thoughts, generally by the author, tucked into the book following the last chapter of the story. 1,452 more words

Discipleship

religion from the least to the greatest

John Wesley had some pretty radical stuff to say. Joerg Rieger recently highlighted a specific example of this while in class at SMU. Wesley once wrote in his… 420 more words

Theology

The Hypocritical Pacifist: A Follow-Up

I knew that the post I published yesterday might generate some reaction from those who enjoy arguing about issues like this. I did not wish to engage in arguments of that sort, so I did not include a comments section following the post itself. 1,150 more words

Discipleship

The Honest Confession of a Hypocritical Pacifist

I am a pacifist. I don’t say that very often. I am annoying in so many other ways that I try to avoid making an issue of my convictions in this area lest I provide people with… 1,229 more words

Discipleship

The Amish – Islands of sanity in a whirlpool of change

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“To air-dry clothes by choice is countercultural.

And who, more than any other group in twenty-first-century America, is countercultural?

Who have intact families, healthy communities, home-cooked meals and uncluttered homes? 3,219 more words

Reformation, Wealth, and the State

Poverty, slavery, abortion, predestination, free will, distribution of wealth, losing salvation, alcohol, evolution, creation, propitiation, expiation, paying taxes, communism, socialism, liberals, conservatives, libertarians, God bless America, free world, Murica’s the best, gun restriction, army, war, Middle East, Israel, oil, gas prices, Obamacare, nonparticipation, grace, law, KJV, ESV, Mohammad, Gandhi, Buddha, Confucius, nihilism, dispensationalism, gay, homosexual, women pastors, traditional music, contemporary music, Holy Spirit, Holy Ghost, immersion, sprinkling, infant baptism, God, Church, Jesus. 1,465 more words

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