The Missional Excuse

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I’ve observed an occasional correlation between those trying to be “missional” and those frustrated with the internal turbulence in their congregation or own soul. Of course, not all churches suddenly trying to be missional have gridlocked leaderships or frustrated ministers–but many do. You can’t tell from what they write in books or articles. You can’t […]

Long Walk to the Fire

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Last week I ran across a painting I have come to love entitled, Long Walk to the Fire. The artist is unknown and there wasn’t any chatter to be found online. So, I simply stared at it and began to feel the pain of the boys in the painting. The boys in the painting have […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 123

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: What’s the scariest movie of all time? I’d give that award to Silence of the Lambs. It’s also one of my favorite five or so movies of all time. I love a good scary movie. Fill in the blank in the comments section: The scariest movie of […]