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Bemoaning Inconsistency

In which I air my grievances and call for the practice of consistency in the Christian walk. Continue reading

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You’re Doing It Wrong

You can’t hide the fact that you are a Christian and still be a Christian. Living by faith the Christian life should look different from living according to the way of the world, even if that way is by all appearances noble and good. Continue reading

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Please Pass the Salt

While Christians are not challenged to become salty – their saltiness is a gift of Jesus’ presence – they are challenged to stay salty, that is, they are challenged to be what they are – real Christians. There are pressures … Continue reading

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Stop trying to be a Christian

We are not meant to control our Christianity; our Christianity is rather meant to control us.  From the standpoint of the Beatitudes, as indeed from the standpoint of the whole New Testament, it is an entire fallacy to think in … Continue reading

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The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength…

During my second year of ministry I was ready to quit and find something else to do.  I was frustrated with myself and with the church, and wondered why God would have called me to this ministry in the first … Continue reading

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The Degeneration of A Microwave Society

OK – I admit it – this is a rant – but maybe you feel the same way. The Microwave, one of the greatest inventions of the past 100 years, enabling you to pop your popcorn quicker, cook your frozen … Continue reading

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I need new socks

I was getting dressed this morning for work, rummaging through my sock drawer for a pair of black socks.  Why is it that black socks get holes in the toes faster than any other sock in the drawer?  Are they … Continue reading

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