Monthly Archives: August 2012

YouTube Theologians

Over the course of the last couple weeks we have spent a lot of time talking and reflecting about the way religion and media relate and interact to each other.  Especially over the course of the last week, we’ve spent … Continue reading

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a small step. a giant leap.

Last Saturday I was sitting at a wedding when my phone vibrated.  I glanced down to read that Neil Armstrong had passed away.  Now I wasn’t alive when Mr. Armstrong first stepped on the moon, but when you look at … Continue reading

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Too Big to Fail?

Today in our Religion and Media class we spent the day talking about and reflecting on what constitutes the church.  We offered up different ideas and analogies about the church.  Among the many different aspects of church that we talked … Continue reading

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Taking ’em to church

Spike Lee’s about to drop a new movie.  Red Hook Summer chronicles the story of a boy from Atlanta who comes to spend the summer with his Grandfather in Brooklyn. In our Religion and Media class we spent some time … Continue reading

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Shame on?

Have you shared your Dog’s dark secrets yet?  Have you revealed their sin(s) for the entire world to see? I caught an interesting news story from WTOP a news radio station from Washington DC about Dog Shaming.  I’ll admit they … Continue reading

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Image of Jesus: On the road to Emmaus/The Second Mile

As part of my Religion and Media Class I have been asked to select an image that was either a favorite of mine or something that was provocative. The reason I selected this particular image was because it was a … Continue reading

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The Power of Suffering

Last August I had the opportunity to be a part of the Washington DC Metro Synod delegation that travelled to visit its companion synod the Salvadorian Lutheran Synod in El Salvador.  The purpose of this trip was to further the relationship and partnership between … Continue reading

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