Monthly Archives: March 2005

Greeting Time in Church

Several bloggers have been commenting this week on Greetings/Passing the Peace in worship. Joshua Claybourn started the discussion, and my old classmate, Tod Bolsinger, adds in come comments. Since I have some opinions on the subject, I though I’d add … Continue reading

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Can one earn grace?

Sometimes our words betray us. In a meeting recently, I heard someone speak in favor of a man who had come before that group seeking membership. It was rough going as there were some legitimate issues at stake. What this … Continue reading

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Peace Treaty Violation

Stephen Carter is one of my favorite writers on the interection of law, religion and culture. His The Culture of Disbelief and God’s Name in Vain are classics. Carter writes a regular column (though I’d be happy if it were … Continue reading

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How to live with the 800 pound gorilla

This picturesque metaphor is used to talk about forces that are so large and obvious that they demand our attention. If the gorilla comes our way the best strategy is to move out of the way quickly. What the gorilla … Continue reading

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