Monthly Archives: December 2011

My favorite posts I didn’t write

In no particular order, these were my favorite posts from around the blogosphere in 2011: Rising up from below by Kathy Escobar – Maybe the most chills-and-cheers inducing post of the year. Yes! Changing faith and changing relationships: some things … Continue reading

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Guest posts from this year

A number of amazing bloggers have stopped by this space during 2011 to share their writing with me and my readers. I am honored to have had them all on my blog. In chronological order, here are the guest posts from … Continue reading

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Where I’ve been this year

In 2011 I had the honor of being invited to guest post for a number of amazing bloggers. I was and am so grateful for these opportunities, and I look forward to those coming in 2012. In chronological order, here were all … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Life

Last week I posted a list of my favorite Christmas movies. Check out the list and the first two reviews in the series, Edward Scissorhands and In Bruges. ~~~~~~ George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) is in his late twenties. He is happily … Continue reading

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In Bruges

Last week I posted a list of my favorite Christmas movies. Check out the list and the first review in the series, Edward Scissorhands, and come back Friday to read about It’s a Wonderful Life. Also, I know In Bruges isn’t … Continue reading

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Edward Scissorhands

Last week I posted a list of my favorite Christmas movies. Check out the list, and come back Wednesday to read about In Bruges. ~~~~~~ Usually when a movie is populated with caricatures instead of characters it’s because depth of story … Continue reading

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Top Seven Christmas Movies

You know the drill, so I won’t waste time clearing my throat. My only rule for a movie’s eligibility was that it had to at least partially take place at Christmas, even if it isn’t specifically a Christmas movie. On … Continue reading

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A Summary of why we need Christmas

Over the last week I’ve written a series called In Defense of Christmas about how much we need this holiday, how much I need it. In case you missed it, here is a summary of the posts with a paragraph … Continue reading

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In defense of Christmas, part 4

I have spent the last week making my case for Christmas, resting on the claim that for one month out of the year evangelical churches get all kinds of emergent without even realizing it. I’m wrapping things up today with a post on … Continue reading

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In defense of Christmas, part 3

I’ve been writing my defense of Christmas this week, making the case that nearly every evangelical church is an emergent church for one month out of the year. You can read the first two entries below, and you can tell … Continue reading

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