Love Your Enemies… An Ethical Exhortation

What follows is based on a seminary assignment where we were encouraged to use the indicative (what God has done) to lead to an ethical imperative (what we can do). I wrote a mini-sermon or sermonette :-) It is very personal and a bit longer than the average post (about 1500 words), but I trust that if you take the time to read that thoughts will be moving. Love to hear your thoughts… [Read more...]

Is Ethical Buying the New Legalism? part 1

A couple of weeks ago I purchased a book called, “The Better World Shopping Guide” and the corresponding “Better World Shopper iPhone App.”  It is an invaluable resource for anyone who cares about ethical buying.  Tools like this remind us that what we purchase at the grocery store, fast food restaurant, car dealership, coffee shop, [Read More...]

Surprised by God's Voice… (Re-post 5/21/08)

This is a re-post from May 2008.  I want to emphasize that this ‘peek’ into my personal prayer life is not meant to be about making me look good, but as simply a story of God working with a messed up guy named Kurt… The following is a journal entry from last summer. This was [Read More...]

If you could press "delete" on a Bible passage, which one would you erase?

UPDATE: Woodland Hills Bridge ‘podrishioner’ Site adds more to the conversation! Click on the link to hear several insightful comments including Greg Boyd! (June 27, 09) _______________________________________ ORIGINAL POST: I want to start this post by confessing something: there are sections of Scripture that would be much easier to simply erase. If God would give [Read More...]


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