Lighten Up: Oh my… I am so very very scared…
Well, my dear friend Frankie V. once again has a bad case of verbal diarrhea (explains his breath lately), running off about how he’s going to smack me down in our “all-out, no holds barred, ring-side seat, verbal wrestling match” on the open view of the future.
I’m supposed to shutter in my boots at the “monumental mistake” I made challenging him to a public debate because he shows a clip of a previous smack down he (as his “alias,” “Bill Goldberg”) was in. Honestly, I have doubts that this guy in the clip was really even Frank — mainly because that dude wasn’t that ugly.
Plus this guy’s muscles were a little bigger than I remember Frank’s.
Anyway, if THAT was supposed to make me shutter, Sir Frankie, I dare say you had best rethink your intimidation strategies.
I shall not tax my energies by giving a current reply. (I must, after all, save my energies for our oh-so-fearsome smack down match.) So I will call Frank’s (limited) attention to something that I said to others who dared to threaten me a few years back when I was a hired guard of a castle:
Hear this Sir. Viola….hear THIS — and shutter!!!
Image by yhoitink via Flickr Greg co-wrote the following article on heresy with Frank Viola for BeliefNet. Check it out! “Heretic.” It’s a favorite word that many Christians have no problem dropping on the heads of their fellow sisters and brothers. In common parlance, the term is used to describe any person who disagrees with “orthodox Christian teaching.”…
We should dance more.
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The Lord tells Hezekiah “[Y]ou shall die: you shall not recover” (vs. 1). Hezekiah pleads with God and God says, “I will add fifteen years to your life” (vs. 6). If everything about the future was exhaustively settled and known by God as such, his prophecy to Hezekiah that he was going to die would…
Greg talks about prayer and freedom. Specifically, if free will is so important, why would God override it in answer to prayer? http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0123.mp3