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Atlanta's Vortex Satisfies Hungriest Appetite 

The morning after the Radiohead concert was a slow-moving affair. Before my feet hit the floor I did a systems check; no headache, cognitive thought was functioning, and my parts & pieces were intact. 1,600 more words

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Jesus a Socialist?

by Rector Jim Murphy

Do you remember the “WWJD” bracelets? The acronym was short for “What Would Jesus Do?” Those who adorned themselves with one of the bracelets were implicitly reminding themselves and all who took notice, to ask themselves that question before making any decision. 753 more words

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COEXIST: A Recipe for Disaster

by Rector Jim Murphy

Everyone has probably seen one. It’s a rather messy looking bumper-sticker, a bit difficult to read, that stylistically says, “COEXIST.” It is spelled out by way of a hodge-podge of religious and quasi-religious symbols, white pseudo-lettering on a blue background. 442 more words

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Power to Fulfill Jesus' Heart-Cry

by Rector Jim Murphy

I’d like to begin by making a confession: pastors and ministers in the institutional church have, historically and generally, done an inadequate job in regards to explaining Pentecost and the Holy Spirit. 634 more words

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Open Tabs

I recently visited the optometrist, for what I thought was to be a routine check-up that would enable me to renew my drivers license. After flicking through A’s and D’s and upside down E’s, I was relieved to hear that things weren’t as bad as I expected, and engaged the doctor on the ins and outs of ageing and failing eyesight. 505 more words

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Praying for Jerusalem's "Peace"

by Rector Jim Murphy

At first blush, you may be tempted to think, “Why pray for Jerusalem’s peace, we’re hurting here with rank division and violence at every turn, we need peace right here in the good old USA!” And you would be correct. 455 more words

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My Dad: Also my first heckler

I don’t really include a lot of jokes about my dad in my act. He died on December 12, 2012. Yes, that’s correct 12/12/12 in case I ever wanted to try to forget the worst day of my life. 1,104 more words