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Monthly Archive for August, 2008

Chicago is buzzing over the abrupt announcement by controversial sportswriter Jay Marriotti that he is leaving the Chicago Sun-Times because the newspaper business is dead and doesn’t want to go down with the ship. While there is a little more to the whole thing, I think his observation of the Olympics coverage was telling. The […]






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If you have been a participant in the Transformational Leaders Gathering or looking to attend in 2009, click here to get more information regarding the 2009 cancellation and the possibilities of a 2010 event.






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After much waiting, here’s a new podcast and its a review of the bestseller The Shack. If you haven’t come across it yet, it more than just a sentimental devotional book – The Shack has some real content that makes the very confusing doctrine of the Trinity come alive in a real relationship. Sounds a […]






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David Yonke, the Religion Editor for the Toledo Blade, has an interesting eye for stories as I found when I used to live in NW Ohio. His latest story is about Joe Eszterhas’ new book, a different direction than his best seller Basic Instinct. Joe Eszterhas’ latest book is a shocker, but not the kind […]






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If you haven’t found Outchurched blog and my fellow podcaster/Facebook friend, Rev. Dan Tripp, check it out. Rev. Dan is a Universalist with a very edgy sense of humor that I appreciate but might easily offend more gentle listeners (Be warned – not safe for kids). That being said, he recently posted this clip from […]






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What, No Podcast?

Okay, the podcast is written but things have been absolutely nuts with getting my oldest ready to start his freshman year in college. So, I may get it done today but probably won’t have the editing done until Monday. More to come. Hang in there.






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The Life of Stick Figures

Okay, this has nothing to do with the journey of faith, other than you need to keep a sense of humor and enjoy a good laugh now and then. So, during this time of political campaigning and unbridled charting, here is some data you can really use.






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I recently finished The Shack by William Young. A viral best seller, I would describe it as the heart of Mitch Albon (Five People You Will Meet in Heaven) and the offbeat, relational faith of Don Miller (Blue Like Jazz) with a Christian core that would make sense to an Greek Orthodox Christian. Weird, I […]






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I just found this article online from First Things: The Journal of Religion, Culture, and Public Life. The death of the mainline, highlighted by the aging of its members and of its clergy, has been much talked about but this is an exceptionally good evaluation of the situation. At 44, I’m still young by my […]






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