Monthly Archives: September 2011

Circular Reasoning and Losing One’s Reputation

As I read the newspapers online I have been following a nasty City Council fight over the past 18 months in my city. Finally I waded in because it looked like the City Council were scapegoating the previous City Manager. … Continue reading

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Who are we Preaching At?

One of my friends, a Church of Christ preacher in Michigan, remembers a Sunday morning service in which a guest preacher was preaching at the top of his lungs, red face, intent on his lesson, when a five year old … Continue reading

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Missing the Intensity of the Churches of Christ

People who leave sects complain that they can’t find anything similar in their lives to take up the place of the missing piece. There is an intensity to the relationships in a sect that is seldom replicated in another, more … Continue reading

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