Category Archives: Worldview

Living without cellphone security

“Here’s your change.” “Paper or plastic?” “Credit or debit?” “You want ketchup with that?” I don’t want a straw. I want real human moments. I want to see you. I want you to see me. I don’t want to give … Continue reading

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Look all around you

The first round of the Masters Golf Tournament today at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia will be a step back in time. The spectators will be unusually quiet and particularly observant. If you don’t know why, you could … Continue reading

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Mainstream Christianity is an oxymoron

I always know I’ve struck a chord when comments come in from all sides — email, Facebook, website, Twitter. One brother said his friends are being discipled more by Fox News than by the Holy Bible. Another said he’s displeasing … Continue reading

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Truth Speaks to Power

I am currently reading a book called Truth Speaks to Power: The Countercultural Nature of Scripture by Walter Brueggemann. I picked up the book more for its subtitle than for its title. As a child of the Jesus Movement (also … Continue reading

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When they become us

Aside from an actual Them magazine which is a real publication published in Japan, my reference to a “Them” magazine is purely fictional, as a send-up of Us. I couldn’t help but think if we had an Us magazine, then … Continue reading

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What about “Them” magazine?

Marti received an “Us” magazine in the mail a couple of days ago. I haven’t talked to her about this yet, but I’m sure it wasn’t something she chose. We’ve gotten caught in a few of those magazine subscription schemes. … Continue reading

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Hope follows tragedy

It was later in the day on Friday, March 15, the day of the shooting attack on a Muslim mosque full of worshipers in Christchurch, New Zealand, when I was sending an email to my friend and former college classmate … Continue reading

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America (still) in crisis

Os Guinness’s observations and prophetic challenges about America and culture are so spot on, they remain true over time and something that needs to grab our attention more than just once. I am re-releasing a summary of an interview we … Continue reading

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