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IT’S ABOUT THE BREAD

July 25, 2016

 “I’m an anti-theist. In other words, it’s not that I don’t believe that there is a God. I think that the discovery there isn’t is a huge relief because it would be like living in […]

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10,000 SAINTS and YOU

July 23, 2016

  The ten year old baseball player in me says, “When I grow up, I want hit home runs like David Ortiz.” Nolan Ryan’s incredible fastball makes me grateful for a dad who taught me […]

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God Has a Lot of Friends

July 23, 2016

By heritage, I am an anabaptist.   My dad had 4 brothers that were Baptist ministers.  I married a Baptist.   I love Baptists. But God has a lot of friends. God’s social network is much […]

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AMISH TIMES 100

July 23, 2016

The Amish are the closest thing Americans have to cave dwellers.  Cave dwelling monks who live in caves are Amish X 100.   Today we honor an original caveman, St. Paul of Latris (956).  After a […]

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PRACTICING THE PRESENCE: HOSPITALITY

July 23, 2016

There are thoughts and there are thoughts.”   Yesterday, I had one of those thoughts.  Two passages (Gen. 18 and Heb. 13) floated across my mind.     Check out what I found about these two passages: […]

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Four Marriage Offerings

July 18, 2016

My family, like millions around the country, was a lot like Leave it to Beaver.    Dad was the breadwinner and mom stayed home.  If we did something wrong, mom waited until dad came home […]

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FOR BY GRASS ARE YOU SAVED

June 1, 2016

Unlike my featured image, my front yard grass is missing more than a few blades of grass.     I feel as though it is suffering from a curse of sorts or perhaps “yard plague”.    Perhaps my […]

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I AM CRUCIFIED WITH CHRIST

May 12, 2016

The apostle Paul famously said, “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the […]

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THE FREEDOM OF MERCY

April 30, 2016

Anita Staver, president of the theocratic law group The Liberty Counsel, issued a thinly veiled death threat to transgender people via Twitter. Staver  says she will carry a gun to Target so she can shoot transgender […]

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NO LIMIT

April 19, 2016

  In Vertical Limit, a father cuts himself off from his children so that they live.    In Amos and Obadiah, God cuts off entire groups of people so that His chosen people might live: […]

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