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Breaking The Fourth Wall: The Mockingbird Preaching Seminar

A few priceless transcriptions from the second talk of the preaching seminar that Paul Zahl conducted at the Fall 2010 Mini-Conference in Pensacola, FL. The first talk had to do with the message itself, while this one, entitled “Breaking the Fourth Wall” (also the title of seminar as a whole), dealt mainly with the means […]

Final Pensacola Preview: Revisiting the Gospel Message – Grace Again

The week of the Pensacola mini-conference is upon us! And to entice those of you who are still on the fence, we thought we’d offer one final preview from the main speaker himself, Dr. Paul Zahl. This event is not to be missed, so don’t wait another minute – register today. And for the updated […]

Displaced Persons in an Alien World

On Saturday afternoon as I walked out the Chantry doors of Saint George’s, the sky was grey, the air was a damp chill, and the cherry trees with their paper-parchment blossoms had somehow lost their luster. Indeed, the world seemed a very different place from the world I had left on the Thursday prior, as […]

Kanye West Meets the Left Hand of God

I’m still reeling from Gil Kracke’s excellent breakout session at the recent Pensacola Mini-Conference, “Like A Rolling Stone: The Law of Inertia and Human Psychology.” If you haven’t listened to it, do yourself a favor. I can assure you that it will not disappoint! One of Gil’s primary illustrations of incurvatus in se – St. […]

Hello, Belly Button…

It’s been two weeks since the Pensacola Mini-Conference, and Gil Kracke’s excellent break-out session is still very much on my mind. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, do yourself the favor. You won’t be disappointed! Gil started his thesis from a very old concept, called incurvatus in se, a term that some say originated with […]

Mini-Conference in Pictures

Thanks to all who made this conference such a success! Our speakers: Mark Mattes, Gil Kracke & David ZahlOur clergy: Neal Goldsborough & Tim BackusOur staff: Jenni Boyden & Kerry HualOur volunteers: Jim Boyden, Leann Nowak, Bonnie Benz, Dina Stackhouse, & Karla BarkleyOur caterers: Kathy & Kirby Smith And, of course, all of you who […]

Learning to hear…

I am fascinated by obscure (and ancient) Asian musical instruments…just show me someone who isn’t. Yes, they provide a great score to back the garden variety Kung Fu movie, but what interests me is that the notes and chords produced by these unique contraptions are like that of no other Western instrument. In a world […]