Daily Archives: April 26, 2013

John and John: Openness to Biblical Criticism

My church started a new Bible study last night.  We’re going through John’s Gospel: Wisdom from Ephesus, with Michael Card. What impressed me most last night was the openness of people in the group, and Michael Card on the DVD, … Continue reading

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Seize the Moment 1

I started Richard Nixon’s 1992 book, Seize the Moment: America’s Challenge in a One-Superpower World.  In today’s post, I’ll just comment on four passages that stood out to me.  Tomorrow, I’ll write about Richard Nixon’s views regarding post-Soviet Russia. 1.  … Continue reading

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A Place Where People Can Be

I started M. Scott Peck’s The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace.  I’d like to use as my starting-point something that Peck says on page 103, as he describes a hypothetical group that has entered into a state of community: … Continue reading

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