Sep 19 2014

Mercy Not Sacrifice: Three arguments for Biblical inerrancy that need to be retired

One of the most important books I read in seminary was evangelical Old Testament scholar Peter Enns’ Incarnation and Inspiration, which offers a way of understanding the Bible in which its authority can be respected even if some of the stories it tells are not historical events. Peter Enns just released another book called The Bible [Read More...]

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Sep 19 2014

We Your People, Ours the Journey: Sermon: Out of Joint

“Out of Joint” (September 14, 2014) Older, wiser, and perhaps more cynical, Jacob’s dreams of glory have not gone according to plan. He wrestles with God and with his understanding of God, and the encounter leaves him changed. How often to we wrestle with our faith or our circumstances in our lives? Do we receive […]

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Sep 19 2014

Commmonplace Holiness blog: Of Preachers, Pastors and CEOs

Well, as you can see, I am taking a bit of a blog break. I’ve been slightly tired this week, and I need to get feeling better for next week. Tiredness affects my attitude about being at the computer —…

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Sep 19 2014

We Your People, Ours the Journey: Limping

A poem or monologue, based on Genesis 32:22-31 and Jacob wrestling until he finds blessing. Permission is granted for use in worship etc, but please credit me (Rev. Becca Girrell).  Limping Alone again. Another night, while I slept, I dreamt of heaven, of angels and light and ladders, of nearness and connection and the places where […]

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Sep 19 2014

Jason C. Stanley: Scandal 3.5: More Cattle, Less Bull

Got Secrets? The client-of-the-week in this episode is the Democratic congresswoman Josephine Marcus, played by the always brilliant Lisa Kudrow. Last week, we saw her as the President’s biggest critic who got a huge boost in the polls… Read More

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Sep 19 2014

Faith, Media & Culture: A new front in the Ebola crisis

With the killing of a delegation of health officials, journalists and a pastor by a mob of rural villagers in Guinea, an even more tragic page has turned in the Ebola crisis. The mission of the group was to dispel rumors about the outbreak, but the villagers thought they had come to spread the virus. The people […]

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