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Imagine, Part 3: Be As One

As I was putting the finishing touches on Imagine, Part 2: No Religion, Too yesterday, I noticed another nifty parallel between the writings of John Lennon and the Apostle John:     John of Liverpool: I hope someday you’ll join … Continue reading

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The (Other) S-Word, Part 7: Impure Spirits

If you were to ask me which character in the Bible I most identify with, I would – like many people – choose Mr. Foot-in-Mouth himself, the sometimes brilliant and sometimes idiotic, sometimes extremely loyal and sometimes terribly fickle, Simon Peter. But … Continue reading

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The Health Club and the Lamp

Do you treat your church like a health club, or a lamp? A fairly random and cryptic question, I’ll admit. But please stay with me. First, the health club: As übercomedian Jerry Seinfeld very cleverly states in his book SeinLanguage, … Continue reading

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40 Simple Truths

Behold, I am doing a new thing. That’s what God told His people in Isaiah 43:19 (NKVJ), and for the next 40 days, the Disciplehood Team is going to ‘go and do likewise.‘ (Luke 10:37) Who’s the ‘Disciplehood Team’, Baldy? … Continue reading

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Saving Grace (and Rob)

When I’m looking for insight into the great questions of human existence, I turn to Hollywood. What’s Heaven like? Ask Robin Williams. Why did Judas really betray Jesus? Ask Martin Scorsese. Predestination or free will? Ask Linda Hamilton and Arnold … Continue reading

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