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July 5, 2015

By Revd Dr Michael J. Lakey, Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford, UK. Michael Lakey’s ownnew bookAcademic Vocation in the Church and Academy Today(eds. Shaun C. Henson, Michael J. Lakey) is out later this year.For details visit the Ashgate website: http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/978147246... A review of Gary W. Burnett, The Gospel According to the Blues. One possible way in [Read More...]
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Published on July 05, 2015 02:25
OGod, you have taught us to keep all your commandments by loving you and our neighbor: Grant us the grace of your Holy Spirit, that we may be devoted to you with our whole heart, and united to one another with pure affection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and [Read More...]
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Published on July 05, 2015 01:43

July 3, 2015

Happy Fourth of July from the Cape [Image from public domain] Congratulations to Misty Copeland: (CNN)American ballerina Misty Copeland, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year history. The American Ballet Theatre announced [Read More...]
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Published on July 03, 2015 22:07
Apparently when Jesus shed his blood in fulfilling his redemptive mission, his blood was red, white and blue. That’s my observation from watching and reading many Christian reactions to the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Too many USAmerican Christians have fused (one version of) American history with some of their favorite Bible verses and with [Read More...]
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Published on July 03, 2015 02:25

July 2, 2015

From Arise, by Marianne Meye Thompson: Image Marianne Meye Thompson is the George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. While specializing in the Gospels and particularly the Gospel of John, she has written on Colossians, the epistles of John, and various theological topics such as God as father in the Scriptures. [Read More...]
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Published on July 02, 2015 22:11
The next argument John Walton addresses in his new book The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate is the argument that Adam and Eve are required by biblically sound theology to be the unique progenitors of the human race. To do so he poses two questions: Does the [Read More...]
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Published on July 02, 2015 03:44

July 1, 2015

In Peter Scazzero’s new book, aptly titled The Emotionally Healthy Leader,is a set of questions that can be asked to see if you are an emotionally healthy leader. Being an emotionally unhealthy leader is not an all-or-nothing condition; it operates on a continuum that ranges from mild to severe, and may change from one season [Read More...]
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Published on July 01, 2015 22:13
Rick Jervis: Fires at several predominantly black churches in Southern states the past two weeks — at least three of them attributed to arson — raise concerns about potential fallout from the recent South Carolina church shooting. The fires have all taken place in the weeks since the attack June 17. A 21-year-old man with [Read More...]
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Published on July 01, 2015 10:16
Source: In a speech last year in Kansas City, President Barack Obama said he received a letter from a nine-year-old girl that included a list of possible women to put on America’s paper bills and coins, “which I thought was a pretty good idea.” This March, Barbara Ortiz Howard and Susan Ades Stone started a [Read More...]
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Published on July 01, 2015 07:34
I sit on a bench this warm summer day, watching as the sun glistens on the lake making crystals dance in a glorious ballet. The sparkle is so bright that I have to shield my eyes from its splendor. I hear the wind whistle through the trees, rustling the branches just enough to spill leaves [Read More...]
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Published on July 01, 2015 03:17 • 1 view

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