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Was there really "no room in the inn" for Jesus?

When Jesus was born, was there really “no room in the inn?”

I love the Christmas season more than any other, in both its darker advent shades and its brighter Christmas morning celebration. 1,327 more words

Christian Theology

A Time To Speak

Today, December 16th, a panel of Christian leaders will gather at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee to discuss race, the church, and what we can do from here. 362 more words


"Mary's Song" by Luci Shaw

Mary’s Song
By Luci Shaw

Blue homespun and the bend of my breast
keep warm this small hot naked star
fallen to my arms. (Rest… 152 more words

Quotable Quotes

Structuration theory and Christian theology; Like Water Flowing Around Stones

Structuration is a theory, conceived by sociologist Anthony Gibbens, utilized in community development studies to describe how societies or cultures change, develop and evolve. It takes the view that traditions, norms and the institutions that embody them (the “structures”) shape people (the “agents”), but then again people shape those structures, in an on-going feedback loop/ Coriolis spiral of symbiotic, fluid, interplay.  324 more words

Todd Risser

The Resurrection and the Life (John 11:1-44)

This is the sermon I preached at The Fellowship at Two Rivers on 12/14/2014.


Today’s Word With Joel &Victoria Osteen – The Good Land


“For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land—a land with brooks, streams, and deep springs gushing out into the valleys and hills.” 187 more words


Christ in YOU! (5MFF)

The birth of Jesus is the focus of Christmas to we who believe. At least in theory. But, the beauty of Christmas is that this tiny mysterious bundle of wisdom swaddled in hay, laying in manger one Holy Night has birthed an undeniable kingdom as prophesied from the beginning. 66 more words