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Christmas Links: Theology of Carols and more

It is December 21st. Four more days to Christmas. Are you ready?

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Don’t Miss List: “Favorite” Heresies, Don’t Trust Your Heart, How to Reach the Suffering and More

This list has been a long time coming. Quite a bit of ground to cover, since I haven’t done this for awhile. I’ll start with the most timely subjects: “This is the last spastic breath from the Religious Right before … Continue reading

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The Word for Maundy Thursday: Jesus in the Garden

Matthew 26:36-36 (NASB) Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and said to His disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” And He took with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be grieved and … Continue reading

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The Word: James 1:2-18 and related sermon series

 Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. But if any of … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List: Anxiety, Comfort and How Not to Preach the Word

It’s been too long since I put one of these together so here goes nothing.

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When it hurts…

There are days when it just hurts. You get bad news and once the shock subsides the pain is raw. 

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How to help the brokenhearted

Last week was a difficult one. I felt surrounded by broken hearts. Illness, breakups, loss, suffering. So much pain around me, and to a lesser extent I had my own pain to work through. I sympathized with those friends and … Continue reading

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