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Allelon has a video up on “what is the missional church?” featuring Alan Roxburgh and Ryan Bolger.
I testify to the truthfulness of Rob’s “sock-y cat.” (Check out the stripers he caught here.)
Erika completes the story.
Emerging heart of the week: Dan’s fine post.
Emerging claim by Tony Jones will generate a great conversation I predict: “orthodoxy is an event.” A response.
The Irish are worried about text-messaging.
1. I’ll bet this bear doesn’t eat its young!
2. Our prayers are with those who die such a noble death.
3. Where have all the bees gone?
4. One of my favorite writers, David Halberstam, dies.
5. Frankfurter jobs.
6. It’s a man’s world when it comes to pay checks. I’d like to see more stats than they give.
7. Perfection as Shalom: brief, solid reflection by Henriet.
8. Liturgical reflections that challenge the unreflected adaptation of liturgical practices by Susan Arnold.
9. Only with Marko.
10. Soul-care involves self-care.
Billy Muldowney Watch.
I’m ready to cave in on my Cubs prediction — good grief, this is another Don Baylor “all or nothing” offense kind of team.
We’re sorry to hear that Prior is done for the year.

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posted April 28, 2007 at 7:01 am

The link in #10 is wrong.

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Scot McKnight

posted April 28, 2007 at 7:03 am

Fixed it.

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posted April 28, 2007 at 7:05 am

Fast service and a good post.

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posted April 28, 2007 at 11:18 am

I liked Dan Kimball’s post on self-care. Short and to the point. But for discussion: I am a different person when I do adequate self-care. HOWEVER, is it a problem of self or a problem of society? Or both? I find I often just can’t do the self-care I know I need because the train, so to speak, is moving too fast. Thoughts?

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posted April 28, 2007 at 11:54 am

I think all the bees showed up at my house last week.
I live in Chandler, AZ and came home to discover close to 10,000 bees swarming my front porch. By the time the bee guy arrived, they had already made a honeycomb of about 9×6 inches in size. 10,000 is a conservative estimate. I’ve never seen anything like it.
Next day, we had a similar swarm at our church.
Next day, a member of our staff had a swarm at his house.
Seriously, not making it up.

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John W Frye

posted April 28, 2007 at 11:54 am

Thanks for the links to Tony Jones’ talk and the response (s). It’s quite a stimulating concept—orthodoxy as event. With your being a baseball fan(atic) :) what do you think of Tony’s “the strike zone” metaphor? There’s no strike until the pitch?

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Scot McKnight

posted April 28, 2007 at 12:00 pm

We’ve got to do what is right … and what is right for us. When the train is too fast I try to get off if I can.
I haven’t heard Tony’s talk; I’d have to listen to it to assess the utility of that image. I might compare it to having a game with both great pitchers and great hitters so that the game tests both sides to the maximum. A game with bad pitchers or bat hitters or bad fielders is not what the game is about, though there might be lots of runs.

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