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Preaching is overrated

There’s an interesting post and discussion over at ThinkChristian.com about preaching: Doing Away With Preaching. He quotes another article wherein the author says: “Preaching as it is practised in modern churches is extra-biblical, a poor form of communication, and creates dependency.” Here’s the comment I posted: I don’t think the…

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Looking forward to 2008

I am looking forward to 2008, for so many reasons. I move into a new apartment next week, and it looks like an exciting year to be in business. Here’s what to look forward to with The Christian Imagination: 1. A new design: This design has always been temporary. Look…

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The “Real Meaning” of the 12 Days of Christmas

I received an email forward last week. Like most email forwards, I scanned it briefly and then deleted it. This email was about the ‘real meaning’ of the 12 Days of Christmas, and how it is really a song with hidden Christian (Catholic, specifically) symbols and meanings. At Christmas this…

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Free Music Download from Everyday Joe’s Coffee House

Everyday Joe’s Coffee House, based in Fort Collins, Colorado, has released a 19 song CD compilation in MP3 format: “One part of the vision of Everyday Joe’s is to give back to the community as much as possible…whether that be monetarily, through in-kind donations, not charging for the use of the…