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Milestones, Part 2

As often happens lately, what I thought would be one Disciplehood post turned out to be too long to be read in one go. Therefore, I decided to split Milestones in two. Now for the navel-gazing promised in Part 1 … Continue reading

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Baldy’s Thirst Birthday

On August 25, I say goodbye to my early 40s, and I’m not super happy about that. So I’ve decided to postpone Age 45 by donating my upcoming birthday to a worthy cause – and you can help. About this time … Continue reading

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The (Other) S-Word, Part 9: Holy Hitchhiker

I know I’ve promised to spend some time on Pentecost in this series, and we will get there. But for today, let’s jump ahead a bit to one of my favorite stories in the entire Book of Acts: Philip and … Continue reading

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FireWater Part 3

So far in this series, we’ve focused mainly on Old Testament uses of the terms fire and water, but the New Testament is also soaked with water references and aflame with discussions of fire. First, let’s wade into a couple … Continue reading

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FireWater Part 2

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. – Genesis 1:1-2 Wait. If God hadn’t created anything yet, how were there waters … Continue reading

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FireWater Part 1

How can our God be a Consuming Fire (Hebrews 12:29), and yet be the source of Living Water (John 4:10)? I’ve had fire and water on the brain (there’s gotta be a better way to say that) in recent days, … Continue reading

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