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The Sleeping Church

The reaction to Justice John Robert’s vote on Obamacare continues to send ripples throughout conservative America. Blogs, articles, emails and sometimes heated conversations point to the downward trend of our nation. Underlying these commiserations is a sense of betrayal and … Continue reading

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A History Lesson

What shall we …do with this rejected and condemned people, the Jews? First, to set fire to their synagogues or schools and to bury and cover with dirt whatever will not burn, so that no man will ever again see … Continue reading

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A Day for Daniels

My wife and I saw “War Horse” last week. It was so squeaky clean I thought I was watching a Disney film from the 1970’s. But what impressed me most was the relational message focusing on reconciliation, forgiveness and selflessness. … Continue reading

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Slow Down!

My new cell phone had a bad speaker, so I chose last Saturday morning to turn it in for another one. I made sure that I got to the store near opening time so I wouldn’t have to wait in … Continue reading

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Praying for my neighbors

My dog has his own fan club down the street from where I live. My neighbors spend their mornings in the garage smoking, drinking coffee, and reading the paper. They keep the garage door up, and every morning that I … Continue reading

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Natural vs Spiritual? pt 2

Natural vs Spiritual pt 2 Ok so I have a video business, and as is the case with small businesses these days I’m just keeping my nose above water, well some days at least. Now back in the day I … Continue reading

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So Close, So Far

A few days ago a young man came to our house to repair the a/c unit. He asked me about my “occupation”, which, led to a discussion on religion vs. relationship. The extent of his “faith” was that he believed … Continue reading

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Making Movies

Recently I was with a few guys that all share an interest in making movies. Each one was a believer, yet there was this tension between what they had in their heart to do, and their obligation to the religious … Continue reading

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Being One

Yesterday I was struck by that famous line in the prayer of Jesus recorded in John 17:22; “That they may be one, even as We are one.” Amazing how, like so many other essential truths spoken and lived out by … Continue reading

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Another Substitute

One of the common experiences of people who’ve left religious institutions is to feel as though “I need to be doing something more than I am, moving forward in some (defined) direction.” They may be walking in love by the … Continue reading

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