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BLOG BY BOB HENDERSON

BLOG 4.21.20. “I WILL RESTORE TO YOU THE YEARS WHICH THE LOCUST HAVE EATEN.” In the bleakest years of Israel’s history (6th to 9th centuries BC) the prophet Joel reminded the Israelites that they were to be glad and to … Continue reading

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BLOG 4/10/20. “I WAS A STRANGER AND YOU TOOK ME IN” I received some interesting responses to my most recent Blog having to do with Christ’s passion for the hungry and homeless, etc. That’s worthy of a bit more consideration … Continue reading

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BLOG BY BOB HENDERSON

BLOG 4/10/20. “I WAS A STRANGER AND YOU TOOK ME IN” I received some interesting responses to my most recent Blog having to do with Christ’s passion for the hungry and homeless, etc. That’s worthy of a bit more consideration … Continue reading

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BLOG 4/7/20. “I WAS A STRANGER” (EVEN A MUSLIM?) “AND YOU WELCOMED     ME” For generations, the Christian church has sent missionaries into the hostile culture of Islamic nations. It was always difficult, exacerbated by the memory of the atavistic and … Continue reading

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BLOG. 4/3/20. ARE YOU READY FOR A MEGA-BLOG? Blogs are supposed to be brief, pithy communications (which brief-ness many of us bloggers never accomplish). But given the fact that many of us are now in lockdown due to the coronavirus, … Continue reading

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BLOG 3.30.20. THE CHURCH’S WEEKLY CONFRONTATION WITH REALITY A few years ago, I was fulfilling a summons by an organization within my denomination to put together a ministry of encouragement for our students and faculty in our theological schools. So, … Continue reading

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BLOG 3.24.20. THE PANDEMIC IS A WHOLESOME ‘REALITY CHECK’ FOR US Humankind has an unrealistic tendency to avoid the troublesome and irresistible reality of root-issues such as: suffering, sickness, man’s inhumanity to man, war, violence. Our North American culture focuses … Continue reading

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BLOG 3.20.20. THE ETHICAL LIFE AND TEACHINGS OF JESUS MAKE POLITICAL ‘SOCIALISM’ SEEM RATHER TAME! It would be hilarious, if not downright ridiculous, were it not such a tragic distortion. What I’m leading up to is the misappropriation of the … Continue reading

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BLOG BY BOB HENDERSON 3/13/20

BLOG 3.11.20. WHAT’S WITH THE CHURCH-I-FIED LAITY? In the passing era of substantial institutional churches, being a ‘church member’ was considered a commendable commitment, and churches recruited members by producing multiple church activities for their membership. Many churches hardly mentioned … Continue reading

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BLOG 3.5.20 WHEREVER I AM … THE GLORY OF GOD We celebrated Black History month in February and it reminded me of one of my dear friends, and true civil rights heroes, who has significantly influenced my life: Dr. John … Continue reading

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