Monthly Archives: February 2008

If you haven’t read Brant yet…do so now…

…because his last post about Church in the first century is worthy of praise.

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Vision as Incremental…

I have been far too busy to blog lately because life is taking its toll on me from all angles. One thing I have tried to keep up is meeting for lunches downtown with friends who church plant and are involved in the missional conversation. This has been a source of life for me in...

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Ecological Crisis and the Missional Church

There has been increased discussion these days about the importance of the environment and the challenges presented by Global Warming. In fact, polititians are even finding these issues unavoidable as they construct their election campaigns. Talk shows are covering the issue and newspapers are reporting it. This is evidence that the crisis has made its...

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Returning to God’s Ever-Present Love

“We often confuse unconditional love with unconditional approval. God loves us without conditions but does not approve of every human behavior. God doesn’t approve of betrayal, violence, hatred, suspicion, and all other expressions of evil, because they all contradict the love God wants to instill in the human heart. Evil is the absence of God’s...

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Relating to God…

The other day we had a discussion in our mission group about Exodus 33. If you recall, this is “post-golden-calf” idolatry and God wants to send Moses and the Israelites into the promised land without His presence (v 1-3) for fear he might kill them. What we see is that the covenant relationship between God...

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A Celtic Blessing

celtic cross at oakwood cemetery Originally uploaded by fubuki “May you have – Walls for the wind And a roof for the rain, And drinks bedside the fire Laughter to cheer you And those you love near you, And all that your heart may desire” via TSK

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