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Happy Black Friday Eve!!

Happy Thanksgiving  . . . I mean, Happy Black Friday Eve.

Daaammmnnn – I’m doing my best to adjust to the new reality, but I’m having some trouble. 734 more words


Faithfulness in Scenes of Complete Abandonment

It was already after Sunday worship before I heard word of the mass shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, TX. On Tuesday, at a Bible study, we talked about wounds that may not be healed in this life, perhaps like wounds in that ravaged community. 1,609 more words


Too-Real Thanks - Psalm 30 [Totally Hip Gratitude]

Today’s ChocolateEndangered Species Dark Chocolate with Forest Mint

Today’s PassagePsalm 30

Welcome back to The Study on Thankfulness Which Must Not Be Named, Because Its Name Is Dumb. 502 more words


American Idolatry

I have wept reading this man’s work over the years. I wept listening to these gentle, yet powerful and cutting, words.


The crisis in the U.S. church

“How can you be a Christian and support abortion?”

“How can you be a Christian and support Trump?”

Seemingly simple, the distance between the questions is massive, made wider by  Christology, pneumatology, eschatology and Biblical hermeneutic.

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Psalms of Lament - Christine Valters Paintner 

“A full one-third of the book of Psalms are psalms of lament. Theologian Walter Brueggemann calls them the psalms of disorientation which lift up attention to the pain of human loss. 34 more words

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