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Circles and Rows

Good things happen when we’re seated in rows, but real church happens when we’re seated in circles. That’s a paraphrase of something megachurch pastor Andy Stanley said in a sermon a few weeks ago, and I’ve been flogging that message at … 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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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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The First Word, Part 2

While I was finishing yesterday’s blog entry, God blew my mind. The First Word  took a fairly deep dive into the word ‘in‘, and arrived at a pretty nifty (sez I) exploration of what it means to be in Christ, mostly … Continue reading

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