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Not here to have fun

The more I say the words, “I’m not here to have fun,” the freer I feel. Continue reading

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Click Bait. Click Here!

While the Bible might be fun to write as click bait, it does not need to be—it’s better in so many ways. Continue reading

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Context

The context, clearly, matters. Whether it’s fun quotes or scripture, the context gives more life and depth to the quote itself. Continue reading

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News or good news?

Imagine if we read as much scripture and/or theology as we did everything else we read? Continue reading

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Biblical illiteracy

An overheard conversation at a play raises the question about society: are we biblically and religiously illiterate? Are we to lose the meaning and benefit of centuries of art because we do not know the most basic of biblical narratives? Continue reading

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Tell me a story

The scriptures are alive and amazing and relevant; the Gospel is a story that we all should be coming to with that untiring eagerness of a 5-year old; begging: “Tell Me a Story!” Continue reading

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Bible Study

I believe that the scriptures will always have something to tell us, that they will always have some way to challenge us, and that they will always engage us – if we let them. Continue reading

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Thumbs up!

A thumbs up from a stranger this morning helped me continue on my short run; imagine how an encouraging word from a brother/sister in Christ could help someone’s spiritual journey to continue in a positive way. Continue reading

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Doubt: God’s way of disclosing a secret

Nesting within a religion can provide a secure foothold and the firm hand of authority along the journey; yet, ultimately, the seeker must always be prepared to move on. Continue reading

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The Preacher’s Table is Back!

I’m pleased to say that The Preacher’s Table is back! But this time, we’ll be doing things a little differently… Continue reading

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