Monthly Archives: May 2011

On The Temptation of Power

I will continue to highlight the discipline of secrecy. However, I must say that Sharon Hodde-Miller’s article on power is excellent. Here is an excerpt: ” . . . worldly power is not a neutral entity. It has the potential … Continue reading

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Taming the Hunger for Fame: The Discipline of Secrecy Part 1.

I am struck by this discipline because it seems that so many of us do not practice it. It is so needed in evangelical Christianity. Most everyone is vying for attention, vying for numbers. Pastors, churches, musicians, writers, media outlets. In … Continue reading

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The Devastation of Divorce

This is a post that I wrote for Christianity Today’s Her.meneutics blog. It was posted today. Dr. Root’s suggestions to the church for becoming a community of belonging for children of divorce is also applicable, I believe, for becoming a community of … Continue reading

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Dames Rocket: Life on the Edge

This is a beautiful and honest reflection from a friend of mine who does not want to masquerade in church. I have included the entire reflection below. Do check out her blog: The first time I saw Dame’s Rocket was … Continue reading

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A Masquerade Ball in The Church & Christian Institutions?

“Now that you have purified your souls by your obedience to the truth so that you have genuine mutual love, love one another deeply from the heart. You have been born anew, not of perishable but of imperishable seed, through … Continue reading

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