Drew Goodmanson

Quote on Community
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Next-Wave: What, in your eyes, are key-essentials for churches that desire to reach postmodern people? Dr. Grenz: The ultimate key is "community." The best apologetic we have in the postmodern context is the vibrant, local community of disciples who are...
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Reflections on a sense of urgency
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In my life I often procrastinate and react to situations rather than pressing continually toward 'the upward calling of God'. I wake up in the morning with no sense of urgency. When we fell in the garden, we now had...
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Too many masters with my work
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Things are a bit crazy. I have way to many jobs which is pulling me in a lot of directions. I am an Elder/Pastor at Kaleo Church, write a weekly column at the San Diego Reader, recruit biotech (clinical development...
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Bjork – Medulla
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Bjork never ceases to amaze me. Ever since the Sugar Cubes the world has had a strange fascination with this little Icelandic pixie with a punch. The last album of hers that I've owned was Homogenic and I recall listening...
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The Station Agent – Film Review
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A man born with dwarfism retreats from society and becomes a loner. When he finds himself stranded at an abandoned train depot in New Jersey, he's forced to come to terms with his shy nature, and in the process meets...
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Love Actually – Film Review
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This ensemble comedy tells ten separate (but intertwining) stories of love in London (with a small portion set in France), leading up to a big climax on Christmas Eve. A subtle attack on Christianity is communicated. Full Review >
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Gideon, Unity & Diversity
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Today I was proud of my son Gideon, who at the age of 17 months began wrestling with the concept that has plagued philosophy since Thales of Miletus, Heraclitus and Parmenides. He gathered giant foam letters & numbers and tried...
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Gospel & Our Church Class
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Beginning in October I will be teaching our churches Gospel & Our Church class. This is a foundational class of what we believe as a church and how we live that out. Session 1: Introduction & The Gospel Session 2:...
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Books I'm Reading on Small Groups
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I'd like to think through the idea of community, small groups and being the church, here are some books I'm reading: The Connecting Church: Beyond Small Groups to Authentic Community By: Randy Frazee Many Christians never experience a deep sense...
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Horizontal Relative Truth
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Here is a model I did a while ago as I was thinking about truth.
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