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I Am (not) A Christian

Confession: I don’t know if I am Christian anymore. The word Christian has gotten such a bad rep that it is hard if not impossible for a thinking, feeling, and compassionate human beings to call one by that label. This word Christian I fear has lost all its meaning. No longer do Christians want to …

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Reading Esther

For the past several weeks as part of my Thursday night Bible Study group, I have been studying the Book of Esther. I would like to suggest this book for you. It might be a good read over the 40 days of Lent. It is challenging and full of many things to discuss and reflect …

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Bible As A 6-Act Story

Through the reading a few a books and study I have begun to see the Bible as a story told in six acts. I would like to share it with you. N. T. Wright says we fail to see the bible as a whole. We often only hear or read chunks and not the entirety …

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Living Alongside The World

In the Epistle to the Romans, Paul has led us to see the good news of the gospel, how we have all fallen short of the glory of God, how we each owe a debt that Jesus paid on the cross because of that we can never be separated from the love of God. Romans …

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Seeing The Bigger Picture

With my bible study group, I have been looking at the book of Esther. The only book in the bible that doesn’t mention God, yet it seems that God is present nonetheless. Much like in our lives, we cannot see or touch God in a physical sense, yet God is very much present and with …

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Everyday Actions

In the Epistle to the Romans, Paul has led us to see the good news of the gospel, how we have all fallen short of the glory of God, how we each owe a debt that Jesus paid on the cross because of that we can never be separated from the love of God. Romans …

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Love Is Always The Answer

With my bible study group, I have been looking at the book of Esther. The only book in the bible that doesn’t mention God, yet it seems that God is present nonetheless. Much like in our lives, we cannot see or touch God in a physical sense, yet God is very much present and with …

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Do Not Conform, Be Transformed

In the Epistle to the Romans, Paul has led us to see the good news of the gospel, how we have all fallen short of the glory of God, how we each owe a debt that Jesus paid on the cross and because of that we can never be separated from the love of God. …

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Between Grace and Hate

With my bible study group, I have been looking at the book of Esther. The only book in the bible that doesn’t mention God, yet it seems that God is present nonetheless. Much like in our lives, we cannot see or touch God in a physical sense, yet God is very much present and with …

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Jesus: A Theography

As I write this, we are in the midst of Advent. Advent, an astonishing time of giving and gathering, is when we celebrate the coming of Jesus while waiting with breathless anticipation for the coming again of Jesus. Jesus comes to us in our personal lives as he came to his first followers inviting to …

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