Tag Archives: suffering

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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When Someone Claims God Will Make You Rich, or Happy …

The next time someone like Joel Osteen (author of Your Best Life Now) claims God just wants to make you happy, or healthy or rich and try to claim that is what the Bible promises, ask them why Paul writes … 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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‘Ordinary Heroes’ of Hungary

This week WORLD published this story I wrote about the refugee and migrant crisis impacting all of Europe.

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The Word: Psalm 34

I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name … Continue reading

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The Word: 2 Corinthians 1:3-7

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any … Continue reading

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