Monthly Archives: November 2005

A Recent Recommended Read

At the recommendation of an aquaintance, I picked up Christianity and the Postmodern Turn Myron Penner, ed. I am not linking this to Amazon or anything else, because I don’t care to help you find it. This collection of essays … Continue reading

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More Evil from North Korea

North Korea is known for being one of the most backward and horrible places to live. Misruled by megalomaniacs for over half a century, they routinely starve their own people to death so they can build a bigger army. The … Continue reading

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los símbolos significativos

Las Cruces is in trouble. At least a couple of the Lawyers WIthout Nothing Better to Do have decided to waste some tax money pursuing justice for the beleagured non-Christians in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The city’s logo is three … Continue reading

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The Challenge of UM Dissent, part 1

Over at Locusts & Honey John has a post about the acceptable range of dissent in the United Methodist Church. In the comments section David says, “I’m not sure why someone would want to be a United Methodist if s/he … Continue reading

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Special Annual Conference Session: Congregational Excellence

The called session of the Texas Annual Conference is this Saturday at Lakeview. The Pre-Conference Journal highlights several themes that make up the proposals from the Strategic Mapping Team. I’m enclosing my comments in brackets[]. GOAL – Lead congregations to … Continue reading

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Why the Texas Annual Conference Needs Change

If you’d like to read the whole report (the Pre-Conference Journal for the upcoming special session) you can find it on the Texas Conference website. In my previous posts on this proposal I highlighted the positive reasons for making this … Continue reading

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He doesn’t speak for God or for me

It is time for Pat Robertson to retire. It is at least time for someone to take away his microphone. The AP reports that Mr. Robertson warned Dover, Pennsylvania that God has rejected them. Why does Mr. Robertson think God … Continue reading

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