Monthly Archives: March 2011

East meets West

I had a thought while standing in church last Sunday. Some folks might think that’s radical. The thought I had was imagining God looking down at the entire congregation, and really seeing them (as He may do). I should mention … Continue reading

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Faith and works

This is a gnarly problem. We are saved by faith not works, BUT faith without works is dead. Now the truth is I have a working understanding of this apparent contradiction through Romans 6 (thanks men’s breakfast 😉 ), but … Continue reading

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Fellowship

Yesterday was the men’s breakfast. We have been in Romans for the last two years (well I started going two years ago and they were already halfway through 🙂 ). I really like this group. The thing I like about … Continue reading

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Wives, submit to your husbands

What the heck does this mean? I was sitting at the table last night eating dinner with my wife of 27 years when she looked over and asked me if I wanted her to be submissive. Sensing a trap I … Continue reading

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Teacher teacher

Interpersonal relationships are paradoxical. What I mean by this is that they are both simple and complex at the same time. For example a simple action like a kiss on the cheek can have very complex results. I think the … Continue reading

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So many changes so little time

I found a scientific (Department of Systems and Biology at Harvard Medical School) blog about evolution the other day. It was an interesting read. The post was a rebuttal of an argument (irreducible complexity) against evolution that is part of … Continue reading

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Christianity and the Borg

You will be assimilated – A quote from any instance of the Borg Zombies are scary. They seem human (mostly) but cannot be reasoned with. Sometimes (depending on the mythology) they may be capable of logic (I Am Legend), even … Continue reading

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Love the Lord your God

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind “Luke 10:27 I was wondering about the great commandment. What does it mean? Loving your neighbor … Continue reading

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The bible tells me so

Jesus loves me this I know  – for the bible tells me so. This post is about why reference to scripture and the Christian bible in particular is valid in discussions of the human condition. Regardless of where you come … Continue reading

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