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Bowling for Conflict

When some people tell the story, following Jesus marks the end of all problems. Birds sing, the sun comes out from behind the clouds, and you never have to eat leftovers again. This has not been my experience. Like every … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays?

About this time last year I wrote a couple of posts, Save Your Christmas and Bring a Light, in which I suggested that if christians were really dissatisfied with the way the Christmas story was being told by our society, … Continue reading

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Reverend Brent?

Last weekend I was again privileged to speak at Lifelink Memphis and as I often tend to do, I raised some serious questions.

Specifically: “Where did you get this guy?”

“Shouldn’t he be restrained in public?”

And “Just who is the minister here anyway?”

brent-as-joey

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Weekend Bonus – N’Dependence

In the spirit of the holiday weekend, I thought I might share a live public address that I gave several years ago in Memphis about the role of dependence and independence in the lives of spiritual people…

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