Aug 23 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: Resurrection, Poverty, Homelessness, and Death

My friend Chris Eyre writes about the reality (but not necessarily physicality) of the resurrection and discusses our preaching. Here’s a line from his conclusion:

But really, I think we probably should be preaching that you should follow Jesus irrespective of the fact that it may lead to poverty, homelessness and even death.

Probably when [...]

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Aug 23 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: The Priestly Trajectory in Scripture

Many people regard the idea of trajectories in scripture as largely a method of avoiding “what the Bible clearly teaches.” I believe that there are clear trajectories in the teaching of scripture, and that in those cases one must be careful that one applies the correct principle to modern times.

One such trajectory deals with [...]

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Aug 23 2014

John Meunier: Theology is practical

Theology, to be Christian, is by definition practical. Either it serves the formation of the church or it is trivial and inconsequential. Preachers are the acid test of theology that would be Christian. Alas, too much theology today seems to … Continue reading

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Aug 23 2014

Hopeful: Alleluia by Randall Thompson and a Prayer

I very much enjoyed this video of undergraduate engineering students in the Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Surabaya, Indonesia.  I love the presentation of this wonderful chorale by Randall Thompson. I also want to share this prayer from Dr. Vicki Morris, who just … Continue reading

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Aug 23 2014

Mustard Seeds: FF Rant: #Winning (2014)

Here’s my dream draft in a ten-team league for this year, drum roll please… Quarterback: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints ($35). Consistency, consistency, consistency. Brees just keeps chucking it, even while the NO brass keeps saying they’ll take more running reps. … Continue reading

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Aug 23 2014

Allan R. Bevere: Saturday at the Cinema: The Hole in Our Gospel…

…in three parts

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