Tag Archives: hope

Advent and Christmas: Two Different Stories of God in the World?

When Elizabeth travelled to Mary’s house, the Spirit of God was moving mightily, and as always this meant things would be turned upside down. And Mary sang a song full of the moment: My soul magnifies the Lord, and my … Continue reading

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Repent and Believe the Good News: A Meditation on News of Decline

I wrote this piece at the request of Jason Locke, who has been hosting a series of posts on the problems/hopes related to decline among Churches of Christ on the west coast. A lot of thoughtful stuff there that you … Continue reading

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Ryan Woods is Coming to Streaming: one more reason you should as well

I currently am using Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Young Radicals (edited by Shaine Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove) for my daily prayers. Yes, I think of myself as a young radical. Today’s prayers included Psalm 109. “But you, O Lord … Continue reading

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