Interim Post – The Reading List

by Dave November 12, 2011

It has been awhile since I have posted, but it has been because I have been busy and not lazy.  As far as thoughts, ideas and Christianity, I have read or am reading a couple of books. First, I cannot recommend too highly Scot McKnight’s new book, The King Jesus Gospel.  This book largely makes [...]

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Rob Bell – Love Wins – Impressions

by Dave April 2, 2011

I have had awhile to live with Rob Bell’s new book, Love Wins now and am starting to feel comfortable with his message and content.  I am a fan of the audio media since I drive a minimum of one hour a day and try to get 30 minutes of exercise in too.  Along with [...]

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Al Mohler Wants Hell

by Dave March 16, 2011

Anyone who knows me will attest of my preoccupation with Al Mohler, President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Big Al is a tried and true Calvinist who feels that it is important for all of us to shun anyone who feels the primary message of Jesus is Love, and most particularly to shun the [...]

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This is Not a Rehearsal

by Dave March 12, 2011

In an editorial article in the Richmond Times Dispatch, Keith Mitchell talks about being nicer to each other and living the kingdom dream in general.  But there is a problem. I agree and support what Keith is trying to do here, and agree with nearly everything he says.  Here is how he sets it up: [...]

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Going Vegan – Part 1

by Dave March 8, 2011

I am going to document my pursuit of the vegan lifestyle.  For those who know me and my family personally, you will immediately realize that this is a very big deal for me.  Both of my sons and my wife are now vegetarian (well, pescitarian) but I am quite the lover of meat and all [...]

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Rob Bell and Universalism

by Dave March 2, 2011

I am a bit late to the party since the blow up happened last weekend and I am just getting caught up today, but the debate is not going to be a short term phenomenon.  Rob Bell, Pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church (not to be confused with Mark Driscoll’s Mars Hill Church) released a [...]

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The Lost Codex – N.T. Wright Edition

by Dave February 26, 2011

I have N.T. Wright’s Paul In Fresh Perspective, audio version, and I have been through it more than 5 times.  Tom Wright is my favorite theologian and he has done so much to expand and explain the Christian faith. One of the most revolutionary things about Bishop Wright’s discussion of Jesus is how he frames [...]

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Your Morals – Part 3 – Your Morals Resources

by Dave February 11, 2011

I had planned for my next post to be further analysis of my results and start to step into some application of the data to getting along with others.  But, I have hit the mother load in commentary on the research the kind people at Your Morals are doing.  I have added a link to [...]

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Steeler Sunday

by Dave February 6, 2011

I am glad to say that we are having a beautiful day here in Virginia waiting for the Superbowl to start.  The only problem is figuring out what to do while waiting.  So far I did a brake job on my truck (I replaced them myself) rode the go Kart, went to church, delivered fresh [...]

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Your Morals – Part 2 – My Results

by Dave February 5, 2011

I am not going to make anyone wait to see what I got, so here it is. It is obvious from this that I am much closer to a Liberal than I am to a Conservative.  I will be getting into a bit of discussion around each of the attributes, but I would like to [...]

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