Monthly Archives: September 2012

Party Like The Church

      About 5 or 6 years ago my friend GeorgiaAna pointed out a parable in Luke 14–the one about the rich man who gives a great banquet and how some of the well-heeled folks he has invited decline with various excuses. The master is enraged and tells his … Continue reading

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Confession In Christ’s Body

“If you forgive anyone his sins, they are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.” John 20:23       Over the past couple years I have become increasingly convinced that, beyond corporate worship and edification, the primary … Continue reading

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Risk

    ‘Twas a summer way back in the 1960s. It was the interlude between my sophomore and junior years in college. That particular summer I hung out with a friend named Les. He was nearly two years younger than I and he had just graduated … Continue reading

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9/11: Urban Legends, satan and Feel-good Stories

    Remember Nellie the dog?  She rescued 927 people from the collapsing WTC on 9/11/01. This heroic canine, the guide dog for a blind man, led hundreds thru the smoke-filled building to safety and survived severe injuries herself.  A mass email … Continue reading

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Rainbows

“My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky; So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it  when I shall grow old, Or let me die!” William Wordsworth, … Continue reading

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