Monthly Archives: April 2014

Goodness (part one)

What does it mean to be good? We seem to have a number of competing images in our culture: innocence; wise experience; purity; having a sweet nature; being a fiery reformer; being a peacemaker; being a warrior who hunts down … Continue reading

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Perverse Adult Trickery

This one is for the parents of teenagers and soon-to-be teenagers. It’s another tale from my high school and college years. It’s about another friend of mine, John. In high school he was quite the popular cutup, given as many … Continue reading

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Seeing the Church

Can you see it?  If so, where?  How?  Happy Monday Jim+ p.s.  One may want to go to WordPress or click on whatever link or another allows one to see pictures in these blog posts, for this post…  However, and … Continue reading

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About 5,000

Well, here we are a week after Good Friday and five days after we celebrated the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  For many this week might feel like a bit of a let down after the ups … Continue reading

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Risky Behavior

Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the … Continue reading

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May Contain Pits

The Monday after Easter is often a rocky day for me. After the deep spiritual commitments of Holy Week and Easter, after the planning, the preaching, the music, the flowers, after the meals and the people and the weeping and the … Continue reading

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Moses the Showman

I just love the story of Moses, on so many levels. It is amazing all the things God does to position someone who can learn the leadership skills necessary to lead a people out of bondage. One born and who … Continue reading

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