Tommy reconstructs his censored comments

Tommy F emailed the following report on what happened at the Brad Cooper blog last week. From what I recall from reading the original discussion, his report here is substantively correct. The gist of my various posts are below (3 were deleted from BCoop’s site). I have not made any attempt to make them either ...

Another thought on comment vaporization

A few posts last week referenced BCoop’s deletion of Tommy and Twit’s comments, and I wanted to return to the topic briefly to explain why the incident warranted the attention I gave it. Simply, blog moderators shouldn’t delete comments without a good reason, which would include comments that are off topic, libel, spam, and adĀ hominemĀ attacks. ...

BCooP tweets @TommyF

Lot’s of LIPS TALK, few LIVES EARN THE EQUITY to be HEARD. If people are non-responsive to us, perhaps we should examine our lives… Tommy, you obviously need a lot of examination. UPDATE: Tommy, now he has a question for you. Question: Where are you hiding? Share this:More

Not to pile on…

…but one would have thought this wasn’t the best day for Cooper to be posting questions like this: To pursue excellence, the only way to REALLY know our strengths and weaknesses is to ASK others…. Who you asking? Share this:More

Who knew this was actually leadership advice?

From PN: Keep something in mind about the internet…it is a place for cowards to hide. Share this:More

The quote that NewSpring didn’t want you to read

NewSpring’s youth pastor, Brad Cooper, found it necessary to delete this quote from Charles Spurgeon that our friend, Twit, had posted in a discussion on his blog about the merits of an educated clergy. We do not know what the books were about, and we can only form some guess as to what the parchments ...

Give me “authentic” advice, but make sure I agree with it first

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Over on another outlet, Brad Cooper asked readers for advice for people going into the ministry. Our friend, Tommy, suggested in his usual diplomatic way that seminary might be a good idea. A spirited discussion ensued and lasted on the site for about a day and a half. Tonight, it’s been sucked down the memory ...