Health Care Speech: Your Thoughts?

President Obama’s speech has a singular goal: to convince the public.  The Democrats in Washington DC are already convinced, but the American public right now is unconvinced. The Senators learned that when they went home. They don’t want that to happen again because they have to answer to the people in a State. A sizable [Read More...]

Tokens Show in Nashville

Many of you know about Tokens: “TOKENS features Nashville’s finest musicians and songwriters, provocative interviews with best-selling authors, and cultural and political satire dished up by the Tokens Radio Players. TOKENS is like listening to your favorite old-time public radio show on Saturday night, with theological engagement and cultural critique.” Well, I’ve been invited to [Read More...]

Acts and Mission 23

Missional communities are apostolically-shaped communities where the wonders of God are seen but where the wonders of God sometimes provoke persecution of the people of God. Here is Acts 5:17-26: Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy. They arrested the apostles and [Read More...]

Basic Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse

Michael Kruse, who blogs at the Kruse Kronicle, is one of our most faithful conversation partners on the Jesus Creed blog. He has over and over instructed us about economics and so we asked him to do a series for us on basic economics. I’m looking forward to this series. This is the first in [Read More...]

Worthy of Imitation 2

“Every time we come closer to God, our desire for him is amplified; in the very fulfillment of the desire, there is planted a deeper yearning to experience more of the beloved.” One of the saints I have read very little of, but who is now on my reading list, is Gregory the Great, the [Read More...]


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