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Zambia 2012

Though the wrong seems oft so strong God is the ruler yet. Advertisements

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My ongoing struggle with contemporary worship leading…

Every Sunday morning all throughout our country, thousands of twentysomething guitarists in thick rimmed glasses fashion their hair to look like they just got out of bed, slip into some skinny jeans, deliberately neglect to shave, strap on their Taylor … Continue reading

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Wesley’s Prayer of Surrender

I am no longer my own but yours. Your will, not mine, be done in all things, wherever you may place me, in all that I do and in all that I may endure; when there is work for me … Continue reading

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Some lunchtime thoughts.

If I were to attempt to understand the love of God, to first fathom the span of the universe would be a good first step. To acknowledge the difference between myself and an ant might be a good starting point.  But then … Continue reading

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Reading your Bible without missing the point (part 1): prescriptive versus descriptive.

I’ve decided to offer a few thoughts about some of the ways that those in my theological tradition often read the Bible.  I realize this might be a touchy subject.  Some readers, if they are thoughtful, might be challenged about … Continue reading

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Tubby time.

Grandmas, this is for you:

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Small groups.

In 1905, John Vincent (a leader in the movement we call “Sunday School”) made a prediction about the future of his movement: “In the future the Sunday school will be less like a school and more like a home.  Its … Continue reading

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