A JESUS BLOG COLLECTIVE

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    Black Friday’s Script

    Thanksgiving.  This day is given to us as a free gift. In a culture that thrives on dissatisfaction and discontent, we struggle to celebrate this day as it begs to be celebrated.…

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    The Hurt Locker (Room)

    Donald Trump’s lewd comments back in 2005 have garnered international attention. Trump has received a lot of criticism, but his comments should not be our main focus. Instead,…

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    A Thanksgiving Proclamation

    Human history is a muddy road which leads us into the present and I am more than aware that my shoes are caked in it. All of ours are. Though I will not let what was done…

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    The Politics of Baptism

    IN OUR SECULAR AGE, Christianity is often thought of as being merely a private set of beliefs held by individuals, which makes little tangible difference in their public lives.…

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    Crosses Everywhere

    There was a time when I stood on the bridge of agnosticism…ready to venture over to atheism.  The cross – central to all my questions. It has been used as a tool of…

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    When Stories Are Told

    This blog is mirrored from Blake Nail’s blog Babel On Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t seen the films Interstellar, Shutter Island or the Sixth Sense, there are major…

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    Death Star
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    For the record, Star Wars is not sci-fi.  Science fiction asks questions that create tension between our ability or capacity and our ethical standards.  Myth or fantasy explores…

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    Whom Should We Fear?

    The world before science must have been terrifying.  How do you explain something like a thunderstorm without an understanding of what weather is?  Why is it uncomfortably cold…

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    Dreamers, aren’t we all?

    On my commute home from work tonight, I listened to The Gunner’s Dream off of Pink Floyd’s The Final Cut. The whole album is great, but every time I listen to this…

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    Ferguson Calling

    Ferguson.  A place I had never heard of prior to Michael Brown’s death.  If you dropped the name, I would immediately ask, “Oh…you mean my really…

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    Smoke on the Mountain

    Joy Davidman (C.S. Lewis’s late wife), an ex-atheist Jewish communist (if that makes any sense at all?), authored one of the most enlightening, paradigm shifting books…

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    Chains Shall He Break

    “What I have said respecting and against religion, I mean strictly to apply to the slaveholding religion of this land, and with no possible reference to Christianity proper;…

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    Big Karma

    In September, the man who the internet coined “Pharma Bro“, Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, set the world on fire when news broke that he…

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    Atonement

    I listened to this lecture a while ago and thought I would share it with you guys.  Growing up in the church I always thought that…