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For the Bride: Special Report

Since last April, when I wrote ‘For the Sake of the Bride,’ I have read more on the subject of human sexuality than during any comparable period in my life. 310 more words

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For the Bride: The God Window

Continuing our exploration of hermeneutics, we come to realize that our concept of God largely determines how we view the Christian message.  If we view God as essentially angry with us (even if it is righteous indignation), we will almost certainly gravitate to the passages where wrath and judgment are the dominant themes.  466 more words

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For the Bride: Inevitable Vantage Points

Last week, I introduced the theme of hermeneutics–an indispensable topic if we are to understand the basis of our contemporary debate regarding human sexuality.. What hermeneutics rightly tells us is that the issue is not about who is “biblical,” but rather how a particular group is interpreting Scripture. 434 more words

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For the Bride: Playing With Blocks

I grew up before Legos were around, but when I was a child, I had wooden blocks.  They came in different colors, with letters, numbers, animals, and symbols on the various sides.  275 more words

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For the Bride: Too Difficult for Whom?

I have to admit there are days when the candle for preserving unity in the Church burns low in my soul. Some appear to have already concluded that schism is the only way forward. 470 more words

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For the Bride: Special Report (2)

Like many of you, I am following as carefully as I can the situation currently existing between Dr. David Gushee and notable colleagues within and beyond the Southern Baptist Convention.  1,438 more words

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For the Bride: Stop Now!

If you have seen the movie “Forest Gump,” you will remember the scene where Forest begins to run.  He runs…runs…runs…and runs some more.  Along the way, he gathers other folks who begin to run with him. 272 more words

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