Monthly Archives: January 2009

Spook Country

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Spook Country is only the third of William Gibson’s novels that I have read. The first—and, I have to say, best—was Pattern Recognition. Spook Country shares with it the same sense of incipient danger amidst a cultural malaise spiked with … Continue reading

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Inauguration Blues

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So the inauguration was only a few hours old and Lincoln’s bible was still warm from Obama’s touch, when I received this email in my inbox. It’s the same stale issues in the same strident tone: abortion, gays in the … Continue reading

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Building or Advancing

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What is the mission of the church? Are we to build the church or advance the kingdom? I submit that in the West we have focused on building the church and nearly forgotten about advancing the kingdom. We now have … Continue reading

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