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Calling in Your Life

The article,¬†Does a Calling Have to Be Religious?, from the Huffington Post addresses something that has shaped my life – calling. For me it has primarily been God‘s call in my life and a call. Here is an excerpt from the article, that I just couldn’t break into pieces. “In 1904, Rainer Maria Rilke, writing […]

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life

McCain, Obama and Warren – One Week Later

I finally got around to watching the Civil Forum on the Presidency hosted by Rick Warren at Saddleback Church. DVR is a great thing. I was looking forward to the interaction between Warren and each of the candidates, excited that the first time that they would be on the same stage after becoming presumptive nominees […]

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We the Purple

We the Purple by Marcia Ford is a look at independent voters in America with a Christian perspective. Ford has published several books with this latest addition taking her distinct perspective to the political arena. We the Purple is both about and finds its primary audience in independent voters – those who do not claim […]

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Speedlinking – April 2, 2008

The Carbon Credit Crunch makes a provocative comparison of carbon credits with a church practice. How could existing congregations respond positively to new congregations in their area? Check out – How Would You Respond? This is very cool – Brian Dettmer’s insanely creative Book Autopsies. An insightful take on politics and religion at Obama gets […]

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transforming the community

The Process of Politics

Nicole and I went to the democratic caucus tonight at Leawood Middle School. It was great to be a part of the political process. We arrived around 6:50 with 7:00 PM the cutoff time to get in line. The parking lot was absolutely full and we had to park in a neighborhood five or six […]

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faith ministry worship

Seeing Gray – Wrap Up (6 of 6)

At the beginning of 2008, we started a conversation around the sermon series Seeing Gray: Faith Morality and Politics in a Black and White World at Resurrection. You can see my video responses to each of the sermon themes at these links: Where Faith and Politics Meet – Week 1 Bridges and Wedges – Week […]