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A Moment of Sheer Honesty

Why parables? No, not why did Jesus speak so often in parables, as my friend Joe will admit, “Everybody knows that,” but why my of-a-sudden interest in them, and further still, why drag you, the faithful reading few, through them with … Continue reading

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5 Churchy Phrases That Are Scaring Off Millennials

This a very revealing article written by Addie Zierman at the “onfaith” site. The author, a recovering statistic herself of the great fall-away, prods us to examine our lingo, noting that this is not our granddaddy’s age, meaning, everyone (yes, everyone) … Continue reading

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Unjustified and Loving Every Minute of It

For we write to you nothing but what you can read and understand; I hope you will understand fully, as you have understood in part. 2 Corinthians 1:13-14 Yet then there is that unjust steward (Luke 16) who meets us … Continue reading

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To Box a Parakeet

For when I offered them this voice that you had given me When I offered them these hands that you had strengthened When I offered them these feet that you had guided They gave me a box. (Kate Wallace, Junia Project) … Continue reading

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Merchants and Pearls on a Half Shell

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it. Matthew 13:45-46 If anything at all, … Continue reading

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