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Are you not entertained?

Posted February 9, 2016 @ 8:15am | by Tripp

 

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Popping Collars? You betcha!

Posted February 6, 2016 @ 2:13pm | by Tripp

It was an honor to get to hang out with the podcastery nerds from Popping Collars. We talked about Rickman and Bowie, grief and virtuality, and Ben Hur. These things happen on Teh Intertubz. Enjoy.

 

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Wheaton and Christian Education

Posted January 15, 2016 @ 7:32am | by Tripp

It isn’t easy being in Christian education these days. The case of Dr. Hawkins and Wheaton College is showing us why. You’ve read it in multiple places and from various sources. Things aren’t what they once were. From Barna to Butler Bass we have been told time and time...

 

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Trauma Loathes a Vacuum

Posted December 9, 2015 @ 1:22pm | by Tripp

Fear rigidifies the heart, throws humans into defensive posturing of panic, and in this extreme case, encourages some (like Falwell) to respond to violence with violence.Danny GivensLynchburg, VAI want to talk about Lynchburg, VA. I want to talk about Jerry Falwell, Jr. I want to talk about...

 

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Another Shooting, Another Day

Posted December 3, 2015 @ 9:58am | by Tripp

So, another shooting, a "mass shooting" has taken place in the United States. Headlines and memes abound about how there have been more mass shootings than days this year. It seems our attentiveness to the violence is ramping up with the violence itself. Now, some argue that...

 

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I will do better.

Posted November 19, 2015 @ 10:31am | by Tripp

The public speech online is terrifying. From all sides, it seems to me that we have lost the ability to listen to one another. I find myself firing off smartass quips rather than reasonable responses even to unreasonable statements. I wonder if we might not do better somehow. Fear mongers...

 

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