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Aquinas and Being Human

Thomas Aquinas intrigues me. He is a bright light of both intellect and christian profession during Europe’s otherwise Dark Ages. He was a Priest and Philosopher during the 13th Century. Although much of his writing towers well above my diminutive … Continue reading

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Cold Love in the Face of Global Warming

All the reports over the past week are thousands of miles away. A Christian missionary is kidnapped in Nigeria by those angry with what she represents. Christians in Libya are attacked and decapitated for world-wide viewing. Dozens of Christians are … Continue reading

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Claim Blame

Do you claim Christ? As we draw down on the closing chapters of the book Claiming Christ, we fall upon a recounting of several dozen references about what God thinks about those who make dramatic claims of faith but lack … Continue reading

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Conflict–A How To Guide

One of the most common experiences in life, in every culture, throughout history, and in every relationship, is conflict. We all hate it, but it is as common to us as leaves are to trees. Something to do with the … Continue reading

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Circumstantial Evidence

How exasperating is it, when you are looking for a straight answer, and the reply is “Well, it depends”? Remember when you were young, and you were doing your best to convince Mom to let you go out with your … Continue reading

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Glossy Paint Makes Everything Look Good

A ’67 Corvette with a little rust underneath; a ’72 F100 left out too exposed to the Summer heat; a worn deck on a house up for sale; an old bike you backed into; all they need is a new … Continue reading

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Baseball: Heaven’s Game

Little else can bring as much excitement to rabid baseball fans than a day at the ball park. The home team has a new pitcher set to take the mound, and the opposing team has an unbeaten record. The sun … Continue reading

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Scripture as Narration Misses the Mark

The story has now hit mainstream. Comparable to a successful movie or book franchise–perhaps like the James Bond of 007 fame–the idea that the Bible is primarily a book of narration, a grand story of epic proportion, has grown from … Continue reading

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Believing The Great Lie

It is a promise of God that many “Christians” will believe the great lie. This may not be taught in your church, but it is taught in Scripture. It is a serious warning to those who become complacent with their … Continue reading

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You Win!

The biggest lottery payout ever, and you win. There is no question about it, the announcement was to you. You are it. Your wildest dreams have just come true. The only issue…who is you? You is not always you. That … Continue reading

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