Monthly Archives: June 2016

Understanding Christians in Fowler’s Stages of Faith

Ask a seven year-old what it’s like to be 70. Get angry when a 16 year-old new driver doesn’t understand how to disassemble a car engine. Speak with a pair of 15-year-olds about the hermeneutic that informs their theology to … Continue reading

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We are all connected

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They died in vain

This recent mass shooting is a tragedy. The next mass shooting will be a tragedy. We are sad now, and we’ll be sad the next time. Then we’ll be sad the next mass shooting after the next mass shooting. Then … Continue reading

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All, all, are sleeping on the hill

When Muhammad Ali is laid to rest Friday, it will be in Cave Hill Cemetery, in my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. At nearly 300 acres, it’s the largest cemetery in Louisville. My mother learned to drive on the narrow, isolated … Continue reading

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Life in our United States

Last week a child fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo, and a gorilla had to be killed. Suddenly the country was filled with zoologists, parenting experts, and people who evidently would feel comfortable with their child in … Continue reading

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