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A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Sermon...

After the 9/11 attacks on New York, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani spoke at a live taping of Saturday Night Live. The show has always been distinctly New York and he spoke very frankly with the cast, audience and show creator Lorne Michaels. 308 more words


FIRST-PERSON: A Father to the fatherless

This was originally posted on my blog. Baptist Press reprinted and slightly edited. This version can be found on Baptist Press’ website here: http://bpnews.net/47177/firstperson—a-father-to-the-fatherless

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She doesn't need a man.

Christ does not need us. He doesn’t need us to be happy. He doesn’t need us to be fulfilled…

In the same manner, when a fulfilled, self-sufficient woman marries a man, she doesn’t…

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SCOTUS, Where the Rubber Meets the... Playground

Baptist Press reports that the Supreme Court will hear an argument in March or April that may set precedents for future church/state decisions. From the article: 100 more words


Trading places.

Regular readers of the blog are aware of the tragic situation with Pastor Saeed Abedini (see the tag with his name at the bottom of the post or start… 2,467 more words

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Disability Issues and the Church: An Honest Conversation

:Talk to me Youtube Video A family with a child with a disability,

What would happen if this family visited your church? Would people engage with this child like a normal eleven year old, or would they talk to her like a baby and show empathy for the family having to raise a disabled child such as this?   628 more words

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