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I am seeing more congregations move to the singular worship style approach. Source: Six Reasons Some Churches Are Moving Back to One Worship Style Thom Rainer is another writer I enjoy. Theologically a little different as a Southern Baptist but he is a keen observer of church culture and trends. This move back to one […]






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Lutheran Pastor Apologizes for Being a Decent Human Being. Well, its seems it takes something going nuts in the blogosphere to get me back on track with Wired Jesus. Seems this moment of church discipline has turned into an absolute nightmare for the 2.3 million member Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, who is now having […]






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One of the things I enjoy about a week at church camp is the chance to unwind and read. Yesterday I experienced the luxury of reading a book cover to cover – Evolving In Monkeytown by Rachel Held Evans. As a long time reader of her blog, I was a slacker in getting around to […]






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Called to Passion: Get Rid of Your Crappy Pastor!. In light of my podcast on the death of pastoring, here is another take on the trials and tribulations of pastors. For those of us who find ourselves in this calling, we all know that most of our time is spend walking around with targets on […]






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Well, I finally sat down and got a podcast out. Its my reflections on how Christians have this tendency to separate people out as the right sort and wrong sort, saints and sinners, saved and fallen, and then keep to themselves. Its this strange twist that forgets that Jesus hung around the social outcasts, not […]






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In working on my sermon for this weekend, the gospel reading is Luke 15:1-10 and the part that jumped out at me was the accusation levelled at Jesus that he welcomed sinners and ate with them. His response was that heaven celebrates when the lost is found, when the 99 are left to fend for […]






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95 Theses Rap

It appears I spoke too soon. Here you have the bio of Martin Luther and the Reformation in a rap. Unfortunately the web site of the creator is down, so I can’t give you more than this youtube link. Word, dawg.






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