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I share two recent comments on my blog that I find particularly insightful.

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America is becoming increasingly post-Christian. How should the church respond? I offer a few starting points for you to try.

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Is Avatar anti-Christian, or does it contain important lessons for missionary living?

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CPM Training in San Jose

January 27, 2010

CityTeam San Jose is offering basic training on Church Planting Movements

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CityTeam is having an information session in San Jose about Church Planting Movements

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My wife’s quotes, offered without context. This time, she skewers church terminology.

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Blessed Frank Zappa

Saint Francis? Frank Zappa was a musical genius who built his career on being rude, crude, and socially offensive. He’s not for everybody, but I sure liked a lot of his stuff. So I took note when a friend posted a quote on Facebook:

Frank Zappa: “To hang all this desperate sociology on the idea of The Cloud Guy who has The Big Book, who knows if you’ve been bad or good and cares about any of it is the chimpanzee part of the brain working.”

My response:

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I look back on what I blogged in 2009 — and what I didn’t blog.

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“To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends…” So begins Shane Claiborne in an article in Esquire Magazine; read it.

Mike and Shane

Mike and Shane at the 2006 Soliton Sessions

God gave photographers the ability to see beauty. Help-Portrait is your chance to give back.

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