Monthly Archives: May 2013

Pride and Radical Ordinariness

John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” But Jesus said, “Do not stop him, for no one who does a mighty … Continue reading

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Tornados and the Second Coming of Christ

As I write this brief entry the death toll in the recent Tornado blast that ripped through the suburbs of Oklahoma City has climbed to 91 people, 20 of whom were children. Even here, in the relatively quiet town of … Continue reading

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What Captivates You? The Disturbing Story of Jodi Arias

I’m tuning in late to one of the most horrific stories of the year. Jodi Arias has been convicted of first-degree murder. And I’m not sure what’s worse, the crime itself or the depraved fascination with it by the public-at-large. … Continue reading

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How You Get There Makes All the Difference

This exchange between Rob Bell and Andrew Wilson on homosexuality and the Bible is an excellent tutorial (by way of contrast) on theological method. Honestly, it’s hard for me to see why any thoughtful evangelical would take Bell seriously on … Continue reading

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What’s Your Story?

In “The Secular Salvation Story” Kevin DeYoung contrasts the gospel story with the world’s story of “salvation.” As you read it ask yourself if your gospel has been shaped more by the Bible or the world. *** We all live … Continue reading

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