Tag Archives: christian_perspective

faith in a post religious world

So in response to the recent USA today article about people turning away from religion I have had several conversations mostly¬†in cyberspace with Christians who give me way to¬†understand why our culture is moving into being post-religious. First, there is … Continue reading

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Emerging Atonement: shame, guilt and sin

Scott McKnight has a great conversation on atonement going on over at the Jesus Creed blog. The question is what do you do with the current theories of atonement when you live in a culture that doesn’t get sin? McKnight … Continue reading

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Now a “christian” advocates murder

It is no wonder that spiritually searching people tell me that they don’t think the church is a safe place. When  Pat Robertson (founder of the Christian Coalition) says that the US government should take out the elected leader of another … Continue reading

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Nick Cannon-Can I live?

While browsing over at nykola.com I came across a reference to this song by Nick Cannon about what might have happened is he had not been a born. It is an interesting and straight forward exploration of  the abortion question in … Continue reading

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look who’s not emerging

Dashhouse has got a good post about james mcdonald’s article about why he’s not emerging though I don’t agree with all his ideas mcdonald raises a couple good point about how the emerging conversaton is usually presented. For example "observing the … Continue reading

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attraction vs. incarnation

Can a person of faith be incarnational without attracting and inviting others. I’ve been exploring this with some other church leaders and I have to say the dichotomy between attraction and incarnation seems false. It feels like an overreaction to … Continue reading

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jason clark: How are you engaging with Emerging Church?

Jason Clark has posed an interesting question about the range of engagement in what is called the emerging church. I have to say that using his diagram mosaic life church and i am somewhere between c & d. i am … Continue reading

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Bill Maher anti-christian?

this recent article on the Monday Morning Insight Weblog: Bill Maher and Comedy Against Christians suggest that bill maher the host of the hbo talk show real time is anti-christian. the article quotes maher as saying, many christians pray like … Continue reading

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can he say that?

jimmy swaggart has said some pretty bold stuff but this is a stunner.

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a new evangelical???

there a lot of talk today about new this and new that. new church, new church plant, but do we need new evangelicals. i don’t much care for the word but evangelical does serve as a description of one stream … Continue reading

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