The Roots of Discontent

In his blog today (11/8/06), Mike Cope posed the following scenario: I spoke with two men. One is unhappy at church. Some changes have him feeling uncomfortable. He just doesn’t like it. He doesn’t want to be so uncomfortable. He doesn’t care for the way the church is heading. He’s exploring other options. The other…

The Kerry Flap

May qb just say this?No fan of John Kerry am I, but all of this public consternation andbellowing is just opportunistic, wilful misconstruing. There isn't aperson alive (forgive the hyperbole here) who doesn't know that, deepin his heart of hearts, John Kerry was trying to make sport ofPresident Bush, not the troops. The references to…

Scot McKnight on the Emerging Church – Read It

I am so glad I read Mike Cope's blog this morning, because he directed me to a transcript of a recent speech by some dude named McKnight or something at a reformed seminary somewhere. Find it athttp://foolishsage.com/2006/10/29/scot-mcknights-full-text-of-what-is-the-emerging-church-available-here/The reasons I bring it up are severalfold.1. Not too terribly long ago, qb in his ruthless ignorance castigated…