Monthly Archives: July 2015

Chuck the Party Plate

We live cautious lives, approaching the baquet table of relationships with a party plate and the expectation of nothing much. Well, bollocks to that! Continue reading

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Rumination is for Ruminants

Rumination, chewing over the past, can be helpful in extreme moderation because it helps us review and get better. But when it becomes the focus of our thinking, when the movie of the past is so real it blots out the future, we get into trouble, as Elijah discovered on a mountain. Continue reading

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Pick a Side, Any Side

The church is full of hypocrites, jerks, and assholes and thank God for that otherwise it would be harder for us to learn to love people who are jerks like us (except that we don’t like them). Continue reading

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Getting A Head Again

God is recapitulating creation in Jesus. Recapitulate comes from re “again” caput “head” so this recapitulation means that in Jesus we are getting a head again. Continue reading

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I want you

We tend to think of the desire for God in vague, abstract terms. This is profoundly inconsistent with the passionate God revealed in the Song of Songs. Continue reading

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Weakness Making Space

We value strength and ability and are taught to despise weakness and smallness. But what if our weakness, our smallness, was actually the place of true power? Continue reading

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