Weekend Links An excerpt from a previous post earlier this year to introduce the weekend links. All loves, all joys, all pleasures are given as momentary gifts to lead us to long for greater love, fuller joys, unending pleasures, all of which can only be satisfied in God himself. God wants us to long for … More Facebook Self Censored; Former Lesbian on Olympian Jenner; Tony Campolo; The Church in Exile;
Monday is for Discussion I posted a version of this on my FaceBook™ page and thought I would bring it over here for good measure. Part of my motivation is fueled by frustration. Some of my conservative friends think that conservatism is always right. They don’t listen to anyone who isn’t “conservative.” Some of my … More To My Liberal and Conservative Friends
Friday is for Heart Songs How much more civil and respectful and gracious and PRODUCTIVE, all debate between brothers and sisters on different sides of theological issues would be if we simply obeyed just this one verse of Scripture: “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” … More Changing the Texture of Public Debate
Wednesday is for Discussion Some time back someone asked me why I blog when I could reach a larger audience simply by building up my Facebook™ presence? My answer was to question two things: The assumption that a large audience in Facebook is necessarily better. The assumption that significant discussion on complicated issues is best … More Why Blog When You Can Vomit on Facebook?