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Julie McMahon: this is my story, this is my song

[Get this cartoon and other art in MY SHOP!] (This is a guest post by Julie McMahon. We agreed it would be beneficial to have her story in one place. Here it is.) Hi. My name is Julie McMahon, and I am a survivor! I am a survivor of domestic abuse…

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Julie McMahon, Tony Jones, and Submergent: My Update

“We will hear nothing negative about us. We will be blind to our own faults. And we certainly won’t let you say anything critical of us.” Recently I have received messages from people asking me for an update on what’s happening with the Tony Jones and Julie McMahon situation, as…

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Mark Driscoll: he is risen indeed!

Mark Driscoll not only launched his new website and thereby his new ministry. He was also slated to speak at the annual Hillsong Conference. The senior pastor of Hillsong, Brian Huston, says, ”Rather than having Mark preach or teach, I am excited about interviewing Mark and his wife, Grace from…

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Tony Jones and Julie McMahon: secrecy and silence

This is my personal confession of my frustration. Bear with me. The secrecy and silence around the Tony Jones and Julie McMahon case is deafening. (Please read the comments of that post. You may continue a google search if you want more on the story.) From the very beginning of…

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"Church Slavery" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

Tony Jones, the Church, and the Empire strikes back!

Whoever writes for the Church is involved in a good project. Any voice that enters the conversation around the Church should be heard, considered, and judged. This is why I read Tony Jones. I want to hear what he has to say, consider it, then judge whether it is beneficial…

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Tony Jones the internet and reality TV

I get challenged enough online to know what it’s like. It’s not easy. So, I’ll admit that when someone else gets challenged online it’s kind of like watching an accident. I just can’t help it. I want everyone to be okay. Honestly. But I just can’t seem to avert my…

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Blogging, Social Media and Fight the Good Fight

I think it is possible for people with profound disagreements to get along. We can be congenial while we argue. We can even be friends while we fight. Like after a good mixed martial arts match, we can hug and pat each other on the butt and say “Good fight!”.…

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a critique of David Fitch’s critique of Rob Bell

I find David E. Fitch’s post about Rob Bell interesting. You can also read Tony Jones’ response to it. Even though one might initially suppose Fitch questions Bell’s affirmation of gay marriage, what he really takes issue with is Bell’s lack of accountability: More and more I’m seeing Christian leaders…

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