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A Question of Relevancy: Jonah the Racist?

Many churches strive to make their teachings “Monday morning relevant.”  Whether one is speaking of the sermon delivered from the pulpit or an Adult Bible study lesson, the question of relevancy seems to be stressed quite often. Please do not … Continue reading

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Convenient Barbarism?

Can a writer visit the same topic too often?  I suppose it depends on the issue, but as some politicians are learning, hammering the same point over and over is not as effective as in the past. We just have … Continue reading

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Of Prayer and Predation: Part 1*

Wow! Unless you’ve been entirely off the grid for the last few weeks you know there are new sex-related scandals in the headlines. No! I am not speaking of some new accusations coming out of Washington, D.C. Those things have … Continue reading

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Faith in People

A friend posted this recently on FB. By friend, I mean someone I actually know and see in person at times. We’ve even done some ministry work together, and I have a great deal of respect for him. Still, as … Continue reading

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Watching You

No one can truly know another’s heart. We try, but as humans we simply do not have that ability. For that reason, we are often confused or disappointed by family and friends. This can be especially true of children. Children … Continue reading

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Sins of The Father

We are all sinners.  Since we are, sin is often a topic of sermons, discussions, books, articles and arguments. There are sermons about what constitutes sin. There are arguments about which sins are more serious, and which, if any, are … Continue reading

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Is Loving God Hard?

Is loving God hard for you?  It is for me.  In fact, for many years it was impossible.  For much of that time, I was angry, and loving anything was hard.  Loving God was impossible.  Even after I dealt with … Continue reading

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