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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Aug 23 2014

Sunday's Child: Reflection on readings for August 23

Do not forsake me, O Lord;O my God, do not be far from me;make haste to help me,O Lord, my salvation.(Psalm 38:21-22)Job 8:1-11:20His friend Bildad tells Job, “If God is punishing you, you must have done something to deserve it. God will not reject a b…

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Aug 23 2014

Seedbed: Ben Witherington III on Spiritual Practices

Deep from the vault, we pulled out this old video of J. D. Walt interviewing Ben Witherington on the resurrection. They cover a number of topics related to Scripture, its role in the church, and other practices that lead to healthy spiritual formation.

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