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Lighten Up: The Whole Point

A little inspiration for your Friday…

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Be the Change Now

Ghandi once said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” It’s a profoundly Kingdom teaching. It seems to me, however, that few people adopt Ghandi’s philosophy. It’s far easier to focus our attention on how others should change. It’s far easier to spend our energy assigning blame for the problems of society…

Responding to Bullying

Robert Martin over at Abnormal Anabaptist posted this video on The Bullying Experiment. While I’m not convinced that shaming people who don’t intervene is an appropriate way to instigate change (shame rarely helps and you don’t know what fears may have kept someone from helping) I’m so impressed with some of the non-violent and courageous…

Lighten Up: The True Story of Kid President

This is not just something that will make you laugh. It will also inspire and challenge you. Peace.

Lighten Up: Worst Evangelism Idea EVER

This is profoundly confusing. Has this ever inspired anyone to become a Jesus-follower? We’re thinking no. Especially if it was left in place of a tip at a restaurant.

Quotes to Chew On: Religious Violence

“The myth of religious violence promotes a dichotomy between us in the secular West who are rational and peacemaking, and them, the hordes of violent religious fanatics in the Muslim world. Their violence is religious, and therefore irrational and divisive. Our violence, on the other hand, is rational, peacemaking, and necessary. Regrettably, we find ourselves forced to bomb them into the higher rationality.” ~William Cavanaugh,…

Lighten Up: Jesus Clears the Temple