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Be Selfish

In a classic VeggieTales episode, Jerry and Jimmy Gourd earnestly but clumsily advise their pint-sized audience, ‘Don’t be selfish.‘ Now, far be it from me to argue with Jimmy and Jerry on most things, but on this topic, I want … Continue reading

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One Word at a Time

The one thing I don’t like about going on holidays is that it often means I have to miss church service. (That might be the most Ned Flanders thing I’ve ever said, but it’s true.) But when I peeked into … Continue reading

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The (Other) S-Word Part 8: A Blast for Me

‘If any of this has been blasphemy to you, then good! Because it’s been a blast for me, too.’ I’ve referred to that quote, from 1980s Saturday Night Live writer A. Whitney Brown, a few times before, and I’m sorry … Continue reading

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The F-Word, Part 2

If God is love, and love drives out fear, how can fear be an appropriate response to God? That’s where we left off yesterday. We looked at 1 John 4:18 and what it says about the relationship between love and fear, and … Continue reading

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The S-Word

Today, we’re going to talk about the S-word. No, not that S-word. The one that makes people really uncomfortable: sorry. This entire Word series probably owes its existence in part to the current Mars Hill Bible Church sermon series 12 Words, but … Continue reading

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Abba

Well, we’re about two weeks into Lent. How are those disciplines going so far, folks? Getting any easier? Thought not. Some of us have probably already blown it on whatever we set out to do or not do, back on … Continue reading

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Lent 2012

Lent 2012 hasn’t even started yet, and it’s already giving me trouble. I’ve been struggling for weeks with the question of what to give up for Lent this year, and haven’t really gotten anywhere. Facebook? I did that last year. … Continue reading

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