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Wrestling with Scripture (audio file)

What do we expect when we pick up the Bible? Will it be an information download that helps us be more powerful and successful? In this sermon I suggest that we should expect a wrestling match. (Thanks to Sarah Jobe for … Continue reading

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Don Jon gets it wrong

For better or worse, I recently went to see the movie Don Jon, a movie about a porn addict. With WRAP week coming up (white ribbons against pornography), it would have been nice if Don Jon had lured millions of porn addicts into theaters … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Christian Vocation

Troy Terpstra and I put together a video about jobs and church. It is based on chapter six of John Alexander’s book Being Church. The book is full of provocative, practical perspectives like this. I can’t recommend it highly enough. It is … Continue reading

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The Odder Saint Francis

Drawn by my housemate Greg Shafer

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