Panicky Self-Preservation, Being a Dad, etc.

Mandy and I have a 6-month old son. He’s our first child. It’s been an amazing experience. It’s certainly cliché, but we are learning a lot about our God, ourselves, and the Gospel in the process. Things changed when our little Henry began to recognize his bottle. When he is hungry, he panics a bit….

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Christian Theology and the Colorado Theater Shooting

Like you, I’ve been following the Colorado theater shooting news. I’m saddened and sickened and somewhat afraid. I watched The Today Show on NBC as broadcasters and commentators struggled to make sense of it. It’s a serious struggle indeed, but Christian theology seems to be uniquely equipped to enter into the difficulty and address the…

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The Process of Missional Engagement – Part 4

“White Man’s Burden” – Mission as North American Takeover After a little hiatus, we’ll resume our Process of Missional Engagement series.The idea up-and-running is that, as pastors, we need a better way of leading people to engage the mission of God. In my experience, there seems to be an observable path in which Christians involve…

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