everyone matters

Yesterday I came across "An Open Letter to Young Christians on Their Way to College" written by Stanley Hauerwas. (You can find the full letter here.) While I have my agreements and disagreements with parts of his letter, one line really jumped out at me.  "Don’t underestimate how much the Church needs your mind." While …

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money

As per usual, money seems to be playing a big issue in some decisions my wife and I have to make regarding our future. While this is true in our lives as individuals who live in a society where money matters, should this also be the case for worshipping communities? I understand that those communities …

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think different

Many of you will recognize what follows as being from Apple, Inc's marketing in the 1990's. It may have been used for marketing but I think these words could have great impact on the church's mindset. What if we thought about people this way? Here's to the crazy ones.  The misfits. The rebels.  The troublemakers.  …

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image problem?

It may come as no shock to most of you that Christians have an image problem. I saw this video from CNN the other day about what one church is doing to change that. http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=living/2010/10/15/christian.billboard.hln To add some more fuel to the fire, I want to repost this quote from Moltmann: "The church cannot understand …

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