Tag Archives: Self-Serving

Missio on Genesis 11: Our “Excessive Selfness”

Near my desk at work is a TV hanging from the ceiling, playing the news. The voices of our candidates, our news reporters, our First Lady, blare all day long. Today, during a commercial break, I heard “Learn languages online! … more »

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Missio on Gen. 11: Bible, Babble, and Babel

It’s hard not to feel like I live in Babylon, a city of spiraling success and ever-increasing reach.  The Bible’s popular etymology for the name is bluntly mocking: “Now the whole earth had one language and the same words. And … more »

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Serving as Mary, Serving as Martha

The story of Martha and Mary is familiar to most people who have grown up in the church.  I am well versed in it, but this narrative does have a slightly different and deeper meaning now that I am working, more … more »

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