The story we tell is the story we live.

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There is a cause-and-effect relationship between the stories we tell ourselves and our experience of reality (the stories we live). We create stories to explain our experience, often based only

Matthew 5-7 (NRSV): A study in contrasts

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5 When Jesus[a] saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2 Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:     The

It’s time to lament and repent, church.

By | christian churchKairos Collaborative Blog

It is time to lament and repent, church. We have inherited a nation founded in violence, sustained by violence, entertained by violence, and, if we don’t change our ways, one

In the time remaining…

By | Kairos Collaborative Blogphilosophical reflections

How many days do we have left? No one knows. Well, no one knows until the last one ends, but by then it’s too late to matter. A while back,

jury duty

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Old Bailey and Lady Justice by James Burke (deBurca on Flickr) I received a summons from Tarrant County last month to appear for jury duty.  Last Friday was the time appointed

Why creativity is a core value for Christian churches

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What follows is an apologetic I wrote in 2002 for why Christian churches should hold creativity as a core value: “In the beginning, God created . . .” These words

of Christians and music…

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we go to church to sing to God; we leave so that God can sing to the people we meet.