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October 2007 Archives

What do you eat for breakfast? Some years ago I was at my friend’s, Kermit Zarley’s, home, got up, asked him “What do you eat for breakfast?” and he told me this. Take one container of Yoplait (I think he […]

Now for the final link in the targum of Colossians 3:1-4 by Walsh and Keesmaat (Colossians Remixed).

In Brian McLaren’s Everything Must Change we are looking this week at “theocapitalism” (economic idolatry) and how Jesus’ framing story counters theocapitalism.

We’ve avoided this issue, but Tony Campolo and Stan Guthrie of CT are in a bit of a tiff on the Red Letter Christian issue.

OK, I’m no politician; nor am I deeply implicated in the political process. But for the love of pete — enough already! Two years of political debate and millions and millions of dollars … do we need this much? Why […]

Now for some more targum from Walsh and Keesmaat, Colossians Remixed.

About fifteen years ago, so I would guess, Andre Agassi was doing commercials for someone (I can’t remember) in which he said “Image is everything.” How much does the “image” others have of Christians matter? Both the seeker movement and […]

Here is some more of the targum from Walsh and Keesmaat’s work on Colossians (Colossians Remixed). Here they continue to find dynamic equivalence as they seek to guide us in the way of creatively imagining our way into the world […]

Grant, O God, that, following the example of your servant James, the brother of our Lord, your Church may give itself continually to prayer and to the reconciliation of all who are at variance and enmity; through Jesus Christ our […]

Part 6 of Brian McLaren’s Everything Must Change deals with prosperity. I begin with a personal reflection: