Monthly Archives: June 2016

BLOG 6.29.16. SO MANY MIXED SIGNALS: THE CHURCH

BLOG 6/29/2016. SO MANY MIXED SIGNALS: THE CHURCH I sometimes wonder what the image of the church is (if any) among those whose only encounter with the phenomenon is formed by their exposure on the media. A young friend asked … Continue reading

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BLOG 6/26/16. THE FUTURE IS INEVITABLE–AND IRRESISTIBLE

BLOG 6/26/2016. THE FUTURE IS INEVITABLE … AND IRRESISTIBLE Allow me to take you on a bit of a circuitous journey. The future is a very real threat to a whole lot of people, as we are watching their response … Continue reading

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BLOG 6.22.16. ORLANDO / PULSE: A ‘CULTURAL DIASTROPHISM’?

BLOG 6/22/16. ORLANDO / PULSE: A CULTURAL DIASTOPHISM? The events in Orlando, at the Pulse nightclub those two weeks ago have been so omnipresent in the news, and receiving so much commentary, that one wonders if they are in some … Continue reading

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BLOG 7/19/2016. AGING ‘BOOMERS’ CLINGING TO A WORLD LONG GONE

BLOG 7/19/2016. AGING ‘BOOMERS’ CLINGING TO A WORLD LONG GONE There is something sadly, or tragically, ironic about so much that it taking place today in this global scene. I’m watching it in both the political scene, and in the … Continue reading

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BLOG 6/15/2016. “IT IS NOT GOOD THAT MAN SHOULD BE ALONE”

BLOG 6/15/2016. “IT IS NOT GOOD THAT THE MAN SHOULD BE ALONE.” The horrific carnage at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando has so many subtle ramifications and implications for all of us. One of them is that we are created … Continue reading

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BLOG 6/12/16. SOMETHING WEIRD: CHURCH MEMBERS IMMUNIZED TO THEIR MESSAGE?

BLOG 6/12/16. SOMETHING WEIRD: CHURCH MEMBERS IMMUNIZED TO THEIR MESSAGE? Help me here. Is it possible that some folk become so overly familiar with the in-house life of a Christian community/church that they actually become immunized to its dynamic purpose … Continue reading

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BLOG 6/8/2016. ‘GENERATION iY’, THE CHURCH, AND MY RECENT BOOK.

BLOG 6/8/16. ‘GENERATION iY,’ THE CHURCH, AND MY RECENT BOOK. The regular readers/subscribers to this blog of mine may have noticed recently that I have posted a hyperlink at the bottom, which deserves a bit of explanation. The reality is … Continue reading

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BLOG 6/5/16. GOD’S GREAT SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSION.

BLOG 6/5/16. GOD’S GREAT “SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSION” The inescapable dominance of Islam on the global scene, and in the media daily, makes it incumbent upon us to stop long enough to have some grasp of not only Islam, but … Continue reading

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BLOG 6/1/16. CHRISTIAN BAPTISM … AND POLITICS

BLOG 6/1/16. CHRISTIAN BAPTISM … AND POLITICS One of the classical adult baptism formulae of the Christian community contains implications that are political through and through. In this campaign season when religious affiliation is so recklessly claimed, one needs to … Continue reading

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