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Tuesday

12

May 2020

2

COMMENTS

A Review of “The Chosen”

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I’m skeptical of “Christian films.” Sometimes Christian can be a substitute for cheesy or obnoxiously-low-budget, but my real beef is how some of these films build straw-man caricatures of unbelievers that are more apt to unnecessarily push them away than draw them to God. So I have my issues with this genre. Enter The Chosen […]

Wednesday

27

March 2019

2

COMMENTS

Is “Righteous Anger” OK?

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I used to think that as long as my anger was “righteous,” it was good. Then I read the Sermon on the Mount. And then I noticed the rest of the Bible. And then my excuses felt pathetic. So before I give you my final answer to the question, “Is righteous anger OK?” let me […]

Wednesday

13

February 2019

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COMMENTS

How #MeToo Leads Us to Jesus

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A friend told me how her father abandoned her family in the late 1950’s. She was just a little girl. He vanished from their lives, never paid a dime to help, and acted like they never existed. My friend’s mom did the best she could, but it was a struggle. Because of her church’s dogmatic […]

Monday

4

June 2018

4

COMMENTS

Coffee with Roseanne Barr

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Hurried business lawyers, talkative hipsters, and a few homeless folks all frequent my favorite Tulsa coffee shop. I think every single one of them noticed when a recognizable lady opened the door, skirted the line of early-morning-risers, and slid onto a wooden chair across a table from a fairly young guy with floppy hair. He’d […]

Tuesday

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October 2017

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COMMENTS

Faith Sharing: 3 Excuses and 3 Solutions

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Jesus’s command for us to make disciples is direct and clear (Matthew 28:18-20). Making disciples involves going, baptizing and teaching. But very few Christians are actually obeying this simple command. I think I might know why. If I stepped into a time machine and was transported as a medic into the middle of the Vietnam […]