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Honor Dr. King by fixing societal structures

My latest Springfield News-Leader column

As each year goes by, I’m experiencing more and more mixed feelings when celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 791 more words

Some thoughts on Charlie Hebdo, satire, religious violence, freedom of speech, and the baptism of Jesus

Mark 1:1-11
Brentwood Christian Church
1/11/15

The Gospel of Mark begins with a bit of satire. Its opening words declare, “The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the son of God.” Now, to our modern ears, we don’t quite catch the satire, and we need to know some background. 1,228 more words