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Why Faith?

Have you ever wondered why God requires faith? It seems awfully convenient for someone to say we just need faith when we really need help and don’t see any coming from on high. When all we can do is echo … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, Love and Snowflakes.

Faith, hope and love make life worth living. They are first things. Just as success, power and money are second things. Second things are only bad when the get out of order with first things. This perception of primacy and … Continue reading

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The Gift

Salvation is the free gift of God. Salvation is not something we earn, that is to say it is not by works (of goodness or righteous behavior). Anyone who has heard the Gospel of Christ has heard this message, and yet… We … Continue reading

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God’s strawman

I am part Native American, through my mother so it counts. For those who might not know many Native American tribes have matrilineal decent, similar to Jewish tradition. My mother was a half-breed and her mother was a full-blood member … Continue reading

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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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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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