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Two Words in Job

Yesterday, while preparing for a sermon, I came across a beautiful description of both Law and Gospel in the Old Testament that I’d never noticed before. Job 33.14-28: For God speaks in one way, and in two, though man does not perceive it. 15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, while they slumber […]

Would Jesus Drive a Pink Cadillac? Mary Kay’s Warm Chatter and the Confessions of a Contact Evangelist

Another one from Mbirder Jason Redcay: I recently heard a story on The Moth Radio Hour about Jen Lee, an amateur evangelist and Mary Kay Cosmetics saleswoman searching for souls and customers in the aisles of a Target store (if you’re not familiar with the amazing work being done by The Moth, you can find […]

Hopelessly Devoted: Ruth Chapter One Verses Fifteen Through Eighteen

As you may or may not know, Mockingbird has been working on a devotional for… quite a while now. “Devotional” being a fancy word for a compendium of 365 short reflections, or devotions, on Bible verses. We published forty of these a few years ago, under the title Two Words: Teaser Edition (still available!). The […]

Another Week Ends: Holy Cross, Mysterious Flowers, Two Words, M. Galli, Capitalism, Coen Bros, and Sesame Street

1. First off, an irresistible little bit of nepotism – forgive me. Yesterday The Internet Monk posted a glowing and heartfelt reflection on a Communion service he attended at the heavily Mbird-connected Church of The Holy Cross on Sullivans Island, SC. Little known fact: the preacher in question – responsible on this site for Bringing […]

From an Addict’s Perspective

On this blog, I have read many helpful discussions about the effect of God’s two words, the Law (in short, his holy standard of living from perfect love for him and our neighbor), and the Gospel (our forgiveness and complete cleansing of guilt by Jesus’ death and resurrection on our behalf) upon the human heart. […]

Almost Sold Out of Two Words: Teaser Edition!

Updated 8/7/2012: We are down to our last few copies of the teaser edition of the forthcoming Mockingbird “Two Words” Devotional–grab your copy now! It contains one entry from each of the original 40 contributors (that number has since grown to 60), serving as a preview of the full-length edition which boasts 365 entries and […]

Lars and The Kingdom Of God

Tonight at the Mockingbird Hour, we’ll be looking at Lars and the Real Girl (2007), a dramatic comedy for which Ryan Gosling (The Notebook, Half Nelson) was nominated for a Best Golden Globe. The distinctively Christian aspect of the movie is its honest look at the human condition and its depiction of the transformative power […]