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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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Sandals

At beginning of the iconic Burning Bush scene in Exodus 3, God tells Moses to ‘Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.’ But was that a command – or an invitation? In the December issue of … Continue reading

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Smart Like a Rock

In Genesis 28, Jacob reclines on a rock and has an encounter with God. The other day, I went looking for an encounter with God and all I really ended up with was a rock. Or so it seemed at the … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Real, Part 2

I have a confession to make. Some Sundays, I don’t feel like taking notes during the sermon, but I do it anyway –in case my fellow parishioners are looking. Am I one of those whitewashed tombs Jesus spoke of in … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Real, Part 1

Christians are a bunch of two-faced phoneys and hypocrites. Aren’t we? We get together on Sunday mornings in our nice clothes, smile big and act as friendly as we can. We sing loudly and raise our hands during the songs. … Continue reading

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