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by / on July 22, 2014 at 2:08 pm / in Faith Works, Jon Trott

What Science Can Teach Theology: How to Cultivate and Celebrate Wonder

So did you hear the latest idea to solve global warming? Solar roadways. No, really. Solar panels on not only roadways, but parking lots, sidewalks, playgrounds, virtually all paved surfaces. Sounds like a silly, far-out concept… except that a married couple from Idaho has already […]

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by / on July 11, 2014 at 11:30 am / in Community Life, Jon Trott

The Failure of Logic and the Ache of the Heart

The older I get, the more obvious it becomes to me that thought processes I believed were rooted in cool, carefully constructed logic are in fact rooted in intuition and “feeling.” I respect the mind as much as ever, maybe moreso. But I am aware […]

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by / on July 11, 2014 at 9:27 am / in I and Thou, Jon Trott

Be A Man! Why these three words are destructive.

What does the phrase “Be a man!” do to shape a male child’s concept of masculinity, of his own identity?

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by / on July 9, 2014 at 1:11 pm / in Jon Trott, Poetry

Empire Pole (Gods of the Rich and Famous)

Empire Pole (Gods of the Rich and Famous) / (c) Jon Trott, 2014 Flat Cat Tunes There is fragrance in the wheat field There are flies in the killing field There are stars in the heavens But the smart bombs will not yield How do […]

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by / on July 8, 2014 at 4:59 pm / in Uncategorized

Wilson Abbey’s Sideyard Productions: Keep Track!

I’ll be posting various and sundry concert clips from Wilson Abbey Auditorium, the brand-new venue in the historic 1920s neighborhood of Uptown, Chicago. If you want up to the minute news on what’s happening at Wilson Abbey Auditorium, check out one of the following: Wilson […]

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by / on July 4, 2014 at 3:05 pm / in Jesus People USA Community, Jesus Rock Classics, Jon Trott, Wilson Abbey Concerts

Wilson Station Video Presents: Glenn Kaiser Band at Wilson Abbey

Glenn Kaiser’s barbeque-flavored blues, live from Wilson Abbey. We use whatever equipment we have, which is a decent camera with a small but decent embedded stereo mic. Forgive the shakiness… tripod next on the agenda. Meanwhile, enjoy…

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by / on July 2, 2014 at 4:50 pm / in Cornerstone Festival, Jesus Rock Classics, Jon Trott

“Syncopation Lessons”: Mike Roe and the 77s at Wilson Abbey – June 29 2014

We sure had some fun rockin’ out with Mike Roe and the 77s this past Sunday night. Our Wilson Abbey concert venue proved a great setting for one of the veteran bands of Cornerstone Festival. “Bury My Body” and “Mercy, Mercy” rightchea as a WilsonStation.com […]

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by / on June 29, 2014 at 2:55 pm / in Act Out!

The Covenant Church and Five Aspects of Mission and Ministry

My Dearling Carol and I had the great blessing of representing Jesus People USA as delegates at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s (ECC’s) Gathering 2014. The Covenant is exploring new ways of formulating and enacting mission and minstry. Here, President Gary Walter explores the Covenant’s five […]

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by / on June 23, 2014 at 8:46 pm / in Uncategorized

Sometimes I worry for the little things.

Sometimes I worry for the little things. by Rebecca Dawn Kleinert Our yard is magical in the rain. All the usual sounds of traffic rushing by and bus engines slowing have a sort of damp muffled quality. I sit on the garden room window ledge […]

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by / on June 10, 2014 at 1:48 pm / in Jon Trott, Relationships, Sexuality

Porn is the Wallpaper of Our Lives

Up late at night, perusing face book and then a feminist web site and then, these thoughts of my own… I’ve yet again been reading about 2nd Wave Feminism and its (usually) anti-porn stance vs the 3rd Wavers’ usually pro-porn stance. One phrase from Naomi […]

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