Social Action

One of things we like to say at Process is that if Jesus matters (and we believe He does) He has to matter in context. The context that all of us find ourselves in is the community and broader culture of which we are a part. We value social action because it’s what Jesus did. […]

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Being the Gospel

In recent history at least, Christians have displayed well the image of bearing the gospel in word. In fact, I would say this has been almost the exclusive way in which we have expressed gospel. Even our “outreach” has more accurately been us reaching out, yes, but to invite them inside the walls of a […]

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The Spirit of Thanksgiving

I guess I’ve always been a pretty thankful person… generally speaking.¬†OK, I don’t even know what that means… pretty thankful? Generally speaking? Who am I kidding? For most of my life I have struggled giving thanks to anyone for anything. I’m a do-it-yourself kind of guy. I’d like to think that I work hard and […]

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The Hope of America Is…

So with the Democratic National Convention this week & the Republican Convention to follow next week, I thought I would break all the rules and talk about 1 of the 3 things you’re never supposed to talk about (especially with strangers)… the history of the dark pinstripe suit… I’m kidding. I will admit that this […]

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The Greatness of God

I read a Scripture this morning that says this… “The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to Him.” Two very different thoughts struck me as I read. The ideas were very different from one another – almost opposites really. They flowed from each of the sentences […]

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You Were Doing It to Me

37 “Then these righteous ones will reply, ‘Lord, when did we ever see you hungry and feed you? Or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38 Or a stranger and show you hospitality? Or naked and give you clothing? 39 When did we ever see you sick or in prison, and visit you?’ 40 […]

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Wrestling with Violence

Vengeance… how can something that feels so good be so wrong? Recently I have been debating with many well-meaning Christians on the whole just-war concept… they usually speak as if this were a biblical term. I am struggling with war as a solution for many reasons: 1. I do not find war to be a […]

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Shed A Little Light

Let us turn our thoughts today to Martin Luther King;And recognize that there are ties between us –All men and women living on the earth –Ties of hope and love – sister and brotherhood.That we are bound together in our desire to see the world become a place in which our children can grow free […]

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