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The Liberal Blog

posted by rgaffney

A friend introduced me to someone recently and he asked “Oh, Is this the guy with the Liberal Blog?” …yeah that’s me   It makes sense that I would come off that way. I generally write to an audience that […]

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posted by rgaffney

“Someday I’d love to take a road trip with no predetermined destination.” “I’ve been meaning to see that movie, It’s on my list” “One of these days I’ll go back and finish college” “I wish knew how to dance”   […]

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Peculiar

posted by rgaffney

After camp I drove a couple of my students back home to Kansas. It was good to have the time with the three of them to engage and hear about camp from their perspective. As a ministry we always try […]

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Hot Sauce

posted by rgaffney

The head of our Inner-City Mission Project is named Gerry Gerry is a great old man, very wise and very neurotic, a few months ago at a staff conference I sat down with him for breakfast. “Where did you get […]

Sharks!

posted by rgaffney

The staff gathered the other night, a night before the students arrived and debriefed and hung out. At one point one of the staff asked the room full of people about a situation that had arisen. Apparently the pool at […]

Letting a Guy Down Easy (What You Need To Know)

posted by rgaffney

I don’t know why, but over the history of this Blog, my articles dating and relationships have consistently gotten the most attention. I’ve had other articles which I thought were better or more interesting, I’ve had articles that were more […]

Life in Zombieland

posted by rgaffney

All Last Week I’ve been talking about zombies. And i wonder if some of you aren’t wondering if I’ve been a bit melodramatic. “Ryan” you might be thinking “I’m sorry you’ve run into a couple people who seem to want […]

Zombies and Evangelism

posted by rgaffney

Yesterday I wrote about a rising tide in Christianity that resembles the behavior of Zombies. many Christians think that doubt, rationality, and booksmarts are all worldly, and by extension “bad” And they want you to join them in this level […]

Opposing the Devil

posted by rgaffney

So I have a confession. I’ve been watching the show “Reaper” on The CW. I know, I know, guys like me aren’t supposed to watch formulaic pulp comedies like Reaper, We’re supposed to be reading stuff and watching NOVA reruns… […]

Serve God and Die

posted by rgaffney

"They called me Mr. Fun" said Mick, as he sat there on stage. We all understood what he meant, periodically the community would need something to break the tension or the monotony, a game, or a joke, maybe a song. […]

On Santa Clause (A Rational Perspective)

posted by rgaffney

Today I want to share with you one of my all time favorite Christmas writings. It's posted elsewhere on the net, but I think it deserves another post. If you can. Try to read it out loud. It's even funnier […]

Vampires and Jesus

posted by rgaffney

At this time of year it’s not surprising to see the vampire hysteria that’s overwhelmed out nations tweens reach a fever pitch. And with it the conservative counter-frenzy against vampires and all their demonic origins from the fundamentalist right. I […]

A Humble Proposal to Reform Our Dating System

posted by rgaffney

I wrote previously, and hopefully humorously, about some of the problems with our current conceptions in the church regarding dating. Essentially we've made it way way too complicated, resulting in way way too much pressure being put on an interaction […]

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Bus Odyssey Again
You may be wondering why, after my last experience with Greyhound Inc, I would ever consider patronizing their services again. Well it’s a long and a sad story, but basically I keep putting myself in positions where I believe they might be the ...

posted 7:23:13pm Apr. 03, 2015 | read full post »

Voy A Mexico
Today I am leaving for Monterrey, Mexico. People keep asking me if it’s a mission trip or a vacation. I like that they have to ask. It’s mostly a vacation. I have a friend down there, and I live nearby, and I like tacos. But the more I ...

posted 9:59:45am Mar. 13, 2015 | read full post »

Theologically Correct
Lord I lift your name on High Lord I long to sing your praises I'm so glad you're in my life I’m so glad you came to save us You came from heaven to earth to show the way from the earth to the cross my debt to pay from the cross to the ...

posted 12:17:00am Mar. 04, 2015 | read full post »

The Majority Of Scholars
There is a phrase I have been hearing a lot, which I have come to detest. “The majority of scholars agree that…” It is raised in bar rooms and classrooms, it comes up in discussions about every subject, at seemingly every level. It is a ...

posted 10:55:15pm Feb. 18, 2015 | read full post »

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear About “Troublesome Lesbians”
There is an article Here (I hesitate to link it lest I help propagate the popularity of the article) it is titled “When Two Lesbians Walk Into a Church Seeking Trouble” and features the story of a wonderfully loving and accepting church and ...

posted 12:19:45pm Mar. 17, 2014 | read full post »

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