Monthly Archives: October 2014

Irregardless

I have a confession to make: I’m a bit of a Grammar Nazi. Nein, nein, es ist wahr. It’s a bit of an occupational hazard, when you spend more than two decades working as a writer and editor. (But I may … Continue reading

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The (Other) L-Word, Part 5

According to the old saying, people can be drawn to things that are harmful to them ‘like a moth to a flame’. But it’s not really flame that moths are drawn to, is it? They’re drawn to light. And so … Continue reading

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The Other L-Word, Part 4

I wandered so aimless, my life filled with sin. I wouldn’t let my dear Saviour in. Then Jesus came like a stranger in the night. Praise the Lord, I saw the light!  That wonderfully twangy song stanza was written in the … Continue reading

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The (Other) L-Word, Part 3

In Part 2 of this series, I described light as the opposite of darkness, but I need to backtrack on that a bit. The words are definitely antonyms, but as former Michigan megapastor Shane Hipps pointed out in at least one sermon … Continue reading

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The (Other) L-Word, Part 2

On Saturday, we put light in the spotlight, by noting that this L-word makes its first appearance in the second paragraph of the whole Bible (Let there be light), and then highlighting a couple of verses that suggest that God is light – or … Continue reading

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The (Other) L-Word, Part 1

Back in the early days of Disciplehood – long before this Words Superseries was a twinkle in my heart, I inadvertently stole my own thunder and wrote a post about love, called The L-Word. Today, though, I want to talk about another L-word: … Continue reading

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