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Nov
10

Locos Tacos and the Church

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If only I had bought stock in Frito-Lay in the late 50’s, early 60’s, when it was the Frito Company and my dad was a sales driver. For a few years, I spent my summer riding the route and working with dad, delivering Fritos and a few other marginal products. Eventually, Frito’s corn chips and…
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Jan
28

Matter Matters to God

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“Matter matters to God. It’s what the sacraments teach: bread and wine and water and oil and hands matter to God.” That’s one of the better quotes in this beautiful video on the fact that matter and flesh matter to God, and why that should matter to us. Other great lines include “God cares about…
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Jan
07

A Good Day to Proclaim Bad News

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We often ask people, “Do you want the good news or the bad news?” But sometimes we have to face the bad news before we can really understand why the good news is so good. According to Daniel Strange, Lecturer in Culture, Religion, and Public Theology at Oak Hill College, that’s precisely what Paul did in his…
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Nov
13

The Reliability of the Gospels and the Telephone Game (video)

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Darrel Bock explains why “The Telephone Game” is a terrible way of explaining the oral transmission of the Gospels. Oral cultures were much better at passing information reliable than we tend to think.

Oct
01

A New Video Series on the Gospel

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Leadership Journal’s Out of Ur blog is starting a new video series in which key Christian leaders address the question, “What is the gospel?” As the introduction explains: It’s one of the most hotly debated questions in the church today: What is the Gospel? We’re starting a new series of videos from Christian leaders to hear…
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