Monthly Archives: June 2009

What if Starbucks Marketed Like Churches?

Absolutely hilarious, true, and revealing. Kudos to the folks at beyondrelevance.com: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7_dZTrjw9I

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Jews and Christians Together . . . in Holy Matrimony

Rich Nichol, the Director of the Rabbinical Ordination Institute at MJTI (mjti.com) says, “For final redemption to occur, the Church and the Jewish people must come together as never before.” Stuart Dauermann, the Senior Scholar at MJTI just released a … Continue reading

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Jesus Creed and a Brush with Celebrity

What is it like to encounter one of your favorite writers and thinkers in person? Instead of the usual Sunday morning sleep-in, I rose early and brought my 18-year-old-about-to-move-out daughter with me to a church in Atlanta. When I go … Continue reading

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A Dilettante, a Purloiner, a Trekker

I confess. I am a dabbler, a dilettante, a shameless purloiner of ideas and poetic tidbits of wisdom from a legion of books and writers. At times I feel like a poser. I only finish about half of the books … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context—The Sower Part 1

Okay, I’m new at this Podcast thing. There is a way to do it directly on wordpress, but I have some uncertainty about file size. If anyone is way in the know about GarageBand, podcasting, and wordpress, email me at … Continue reading

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A Few Minutes into the Resurrection

I believe in a certain story that informs the book of Revelation and which is expanded upon in its twenty two chapters. It is a story about Israel being renewed and a multitude from the nations joining them in welcoming … Continue reading

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On Confidence, Community, and non-Jews in MJ

One of several books I am reading is Gary Tobin’s Opening the Gates, a call for mainstream Jewish denominations and organizations to engage in proactive conversion. His call is for synagogues to welcome rather than turn away the numerous non-Jews … Continue reading

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