Tag Archives: repentance

The H-Word

Get your hallelujahs out while you can, folks: Lent is almost upon us. In the Anglican Church, and probably in some other liturgical denominations, we conclude many of our services with the phrase, ‘Thanks be to God. Alleluia!’ But for … 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 S-Word Part 2

Yesterday, we talked about how Kent Dobson‘s 12 Words sermon series helped me look at ‘sorry’ a new way when it comes to apology. Now, let’s look at the other kind of sorry – the R-word. Re-(gulp)-pentance. First, let’s remind ourselves … Continue reading

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Listen & Learn Part 2, Barbie

Last time, we talked about Saint Barnabas. Now let’s jumble the letters a bit, and talk about Sinner Barabbas. Scheming, evil, opportunistic, war-mongering terrorist Barabbas. The guy so nasty they hired the universally unlikable actor Stacy Keach (TV’s tough-as-nails private … Continue reading

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