Category Archives: Evangelism

The G-Word, Part 3: Horticultural Fisherman

The G-Word occurs most often in Genesis, but 12 of the 13 times ‘garden’ is used in that book, the text is referring to Eden. After Genesis, the two books that use the G-Word the most are Song of Songs and … Continue reading

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Advent Adventures: The Game

Yesterday, I talked through some ominous feelings I sometimes have about Advent, and concluded that the pre-Christmas/Second Coming season should be about anticipation filled with joy – not dread. And then Sadness and I had to go and rain on the … Continue reading

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Imagine, Part 2: No Religion, Too

Yesterday, I talked about John Lennon’s classic ballad Imagine, and how it bears a strong resemblance to the last few chapters of Revelation. But I deliberately avoided spending time on my favorite part of the visions of John of Patmos … 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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Knock Two Times

Yesterday, we looked at two very comforting passages that contain the word ‘knock’: 1. Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and … Continue reading

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Note to Self: Be Merry, Stupid!

(Writer’s note: This Disciplehood entry was penned and pre-posted in early January 2013, when I could look back on the Christmas season with fresh hindsight and vow to do better this year. Here’s hoping the December Disciplehood Dude thinks I’m as wise as the January Dude … Continue reading

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The Bad Samaritan

I’ve known for years that I’m too much Martha, not enough Mary. And as I mentioned in the recent Let’s Get Real series, I might be more like a Pharisee than I realized. But imagine my surprise a few weeks ago when it … Continue reading

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