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Post colonial legacy

I┬ácame across this interesting story about the ongoing legacy of the church colonial paradigm. It is just amazing that because of the western missionary values an African women sees a white dress and veil as the ideal for her marriage. … Continue reading

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Church calendar girls (women)

If you can believe it, the women  this church Matinicus Island Church   are  raising money for charity and to install plumbing in the church using a "tastefully done" calendar ala the calendar girls movie. I wonder if any were bought for the … Continue reading

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Miss Lou gaan home

Miss Lou,  Louise Bennett the poet laureate of Jamaica, keeper of Jamaican culture, storyteller and cultural ambassador the epitome of all things good about Jamaica has  died. She was a constant part of my life growing up watching her on … Continue reading

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Has Noah’s Ark Been Found?

Texas archaeologists believe they may have located the remains of Noah’s Ark in Iran’s Elburz mountain range. Read article http://articles.news.aol.com/news/_a/has-noahs-ark-been-found/20060629173309990001?_mpc=news%2e10%2e1&cid=842  

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multiple ways to express the trinity

The trinity (the three persons or expressions of God) as expressed in the Christian faith is usually referred to as Father, Son and Holy Spirit or Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer. However the LA times reports  leaders of the Presbyterian Church (USA) are suggesting … Continue reading

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Rob Bell, The next Billy Graham?

The Chicago Sun times has this article on Rob Bell, The next Billy Graham? I was surprised to see this quote So much so that Mars Hill, the congregation Bell co-founded with a small group of friends seven years ago, … Continue reading

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Reggae Icon Desmond Dekker Dies

Ska and reggae legend Desmond Dekker died Wednesday from a heart attack, Reuters reports. The 64-year-old Jamaican icon, best known for his hits "The Israelites" and "007 (Shanty Town)," collapsed inside his home in Surrey, England, his longtime manager Delroy … Continue reading

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trading up

Talk about trading up look at what that means on this blog oneredpaperclip My name is Kyle MacDonald and I am trying to trade one red paper clip for a house. I started with one red paper clip on July … Continue reading

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bono prayer breakfast update

If you haven’t seen this yet take the time to view what I think is one of the best messages preached anywhere in church or our in recent history. Here’s link to the  video

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a new kind of christianity on CBS news

Here is a link to a video of the CBS news piece about the emergent church including a brief piece with McLaren see here

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