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From Foolishness to Wisdom (April 1st 2014)

There was an awkward silence before I spoke today.  Then I launched into the lines from The Princess Bride, “Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam… And wuv, tru wuv, will … Continue reading

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On Loss, Love, and Life

On Loss, Love, and Life. My wife has been keeping a blog and it deals with identity in ways that link with my study on 1 Peter.  

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Matthew 7:13-29 Sunday School Lesson

Matthew 7:13-29 (Part 1) 1. How do Muslims believe they find their way to God? 2. How are your relatives finding their way in life? Judo, kendo, taekwondo all end in do. This term means way, discipline, method or path. … Continue reading

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Winter Fest Camp

I have just come back from Winter Fest where I laid out the first three of a series on discipleship.  Despite a few cultural mistakes, I made some good connections with students.  There is a lot of potential for the … Continue reading

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The new series at The Chapel conjures up ideas of pirate ships and chests full of gold.  The series is called Treasure.  Things that we treasure are things of great worth.  We treasure our families, our memories, and our possessions.  … Continue reading

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Godfather: Tribute to Uncle Den

About an hour ago my godfather left earth.  He is in the presence of his Lord, who he served faithfully for many years.  My godfather was my Uncle Den.  My mother and father chose them to raise me if anything … Continue reading

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Numbers 12

An editor added  notes that we accept as inspired text.  In Numbers 12 they told us that no-one was as humble as Moses.  Most people who lead large groups develop some ego of significant proportion.  Leaders like Napoleon, Hitler, or Saddam Hussein … Continue reading

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Numbers 9

When we wish for the LORD’s guidance we have to look long and hard at our options.  We pray.  We ask for clear signs.  many of us think that if God was just clearer all our problems would be solved.  … Continue reading

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Numbers 8

The Levites now get their ‘numbering’ in numbers.  as we have hinted, they were omitted from the census before because they were not to be mustered into a fighting company.  It does not mean that they were weak, irrelevant, or … Continue reading

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Leviticus 26

God is the all-powerful king.  In any treaty he dictates terms.  If you want to come near to him it will be his way.  It’s not very democratic.  It’s not very P.C.  It is absolute.  It is rooted in the … Continue reading

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