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Things I Didn’t Learn in Sunday School

August 16, 2016

I attended Sunday School about 900 times as a kid.   I missed a few Sunday’s but too many.   I don’t recall any lessons comparing the Virgin Mary to the Old Testament Ark. There […]

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SMART PEOPLE BELIEVE DUMB THINGS

August 5, 2016

 Plague and Malaria Are Caused by “Bad Air.”  You Cannot Get Pregnant Standing Up. People Would Die if They Traveled At Supersonic Speed.  If You Jump From a High Altitude You Will Die Before Hitting […]

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BEING CHRISTIAN

August 1, 2016

“Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction.”    Pope Benedict […]

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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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