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Jim Erb

Posted November 12, 2014 @ 1:02pm | by Tripp

The white is the paper. The black is the notes. Now, sing! ~ Dr. James ErbThe man who taught me to sing has died. Word came through social media last night. A beautiful obituary or two are...


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There's More Than One Way to Read A Bible

Posted November 7, 2014 @ 1:54pm | by Tripp

It's really rather simple despite all the eventual complexities that emerge. The Bible is a bound collection of texts, a book of books if you will, and there is more than one way to read it....


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Listening To Myself

Posted November 5, 2014 @ 12:20pm | by Tripp

Surprising no one who reads this blog, I listen to a lot of old time and bluegrass music. I also listen to their parent and sibling styles as well such as English ballads and Irish folk music....


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On The Dangers of Election Day

Posted November 4, 2014 @ 8:40am | by Tripp

It was unavoidable now that I think about it. I arose this morning and turned on the tablet computer. Opening my Facebook app, I was very quickly sucked into a conversation about politics. Oh....


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Why Pray?

Posted November 3, 2014 @ 5:16am | by Tripp

Where did my prayer life go again? It just slipped away a little over a year ago. Somewhere. The little rituals, the words, and the music all just slipped away. Sundays are, occasionally, an...


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In The Works

Posted November 1, 2014 @ 2:51pm | by Tripp

Let's see...a post about theological education and UNCO is the first thing I need to write. And then there's a post about music and faith and the "semiotic snowballing" of old...


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