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BLOG 12.18.19

BLOG 12.18.19. WORSE THAN IMPEACHMENT … IS REJECTION The media are consumed these days with the potential impeachment of the president, and his removal from office. It will be traumatic for the country, to be sure. But the possibility triggers … Continue reading

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BLOG 12.13.19. ‘SALT OF THE EARTH?’ WHAT’S THAT?

BLOG 12.13.19. ‘SALT OF THE EARTH?’ WHAT’S THAT? In the midst of all the distressing behavior among so many prominent figures in today’s news comes the refreshing event of a movie about Fred Rogers, who dominated children’s television for so … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/22/19. WHAT IS THE CHURCH’S LIFESTYLE?

BLOG 11/22/19. ECCLESIOLOGY: WHAT IS THE CHURCH’S LIFESTYLE? Continuing these Blogs on the nature and mission of the church, there are lots of high flown theological definitions of the church, but we always need to come back to a basic … Continue reading

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ECCLESIOLOGY:THE STUDY OF THE CHURCH

BLOG 11.19.19. ECCLESIOLOGY: THE STUDY OF THE CHURCH Recent news articles have noted the decline in the percentage of persons identifying themselves as ‘Christian’ along with the significant decline in church attendance overall. I think, maybe, it’s time to take … Continue reading

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BLOG 11.15.19. THERE ARE NO ORDINARY PEOPLE

BLOG 11.15.19. “THERE ARE NO ORDINARY PEOPLE” I want to continue to focus on the reality that the Christ’s primary encounter with the community of men and women whom he came to seek and to save is through people such … Continue reading

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BLOG 11.12.19

BLOG 11.12.19. “A FUTURE AND A HOPE’ In one of the darkest moments of ancient Israel’s history, they were captive to the Babylonian Empire as a huge colony of exiles. It was to the exiles in all of their despair … Continue reading

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BLOG 11.8.19. IF JESUS CAME TO SEEK AND SAVE THE LOST …

BLOG 11/8/19. IF JESUS CAME “TO SEEK AND SAVE THE LOST”: WHERE? The question comes with some insistency to those of us who are Christ’s followers, like, if Jesus came to seek and to save the lost, then, how exactly … Continue reading

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BLOG 11.5.19. THE MONDAY MORNING MISSION FIELD.

BLOG 11.5.19. THE MONDAY MORNING MISSION FIELD I identify with a wonderful fellowship of Christian brothers and sisters, Sunday by Sunday. I look around at all those worshiping with me, and observe lots of young families, men and women engaged … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/1/19. IN CELEBRATION OF ALL SAINTS DAY

BLOG 11/1/19. IN HONOR OF ALL SAINTS DAY On this day, I give God all praise for those faithful followers of Jesus Christ, who, in their day, were good stewards of the gospel, and upon whose faithfulness I have come … Continue reading

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BL0G 10.28.19 HALLOWEEN-VS-ALLSAINTS DAY

BLOG:10.28.19. THIS WEEK: HALLOWEEN ECLIPSES ALL SAINTS DAY: SAD I’m not a big Halloween fan. It has become a huge money maker for candy companies to provide for the trick-or-treaters. The observance’s derivation is dubious, but it evidently comes from … Continue reading

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