Monthly Archives: February 2011

Orthopathos, poppers and consumerism

Any church whose worship experience can be replicated with poppers is in trouble.

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I wish I’d held my babies

This will be as personal as anything I’ve written. I wish I’d held my first two babies.

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The Gospel in Chairs

Steve Robinson tells the Gospel with two chairs as props. Actually, he tells two versions.

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Prodigal Son

Today, the Orthodox Christian world continues the “Lenten Triodion,” the cycle of services that prepare us for, and guide us through, Great Lent. Our preparation continues with reflection on Christ’s story of the Prodigal Son, as told in Luke 15: 11-32. The hymns … Continue reading

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Indiana’s Marriage Amendment

The Indiana House yesterday passed HJR 6, an Resolution to amend the Indiana Constitution on the topic of marriage. I have misgivings.

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Publican and Pharisee

Today, the Orthodox Christian world begins the “Lenten Triodion,” the cycle of services that prepare us for, and guide us through, Great Lent.

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“Fundamentalism”

I more or less interchangeably refer to myself, in this blog and elsewhere, as having grown up “evangelical” or “fundamentalist.” But I don’t know if I’ve ever paused to try to describe what I mean, let alone make a focused effort … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Orthodoxy, Sundry flakes, Worship | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Much ado about nihil

Conventional media and the net are all atwitter the last few days at this App for the iPhone.

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S.C.A. vs. E.O.

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John 6:60-63, 66 (MSGV)

John 6:60-63 Therefore, many of His disciples, when they heard this, said “This is a hard saying; who can uncerstand it? When Jesus knew in Himself that His disciples complained about this, He said to them, “Does this offend you?” … Continue reading

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