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The Gospel, the whole Gospel, and nothing but the Gospel

At a gathering I was involved with recently, one of the topics most under discussion was that old chestnut, ‘what is the Gospel?’ To help us with our deliberations we looked at some papers by a prominent church leader, author and speaker (I won’t say who it was because I don’t think the papers were truly representative of his thinking, so to give his name doesn’t seem fair). 765 more words


Deep Simplicity

(Message given at Newberg Friends Church on May 25, 2014)

1 John is a frustrating book if you are very precise and want to lock things down. 2,424 more words


A Literal Metaphor?

(Message given at Newberg Friends Church on May 11, 2014)

If you’ve been around me very long, you know I’m a guy who loves a metaphor. 1,620 more words


Tangible Basics

(Message given at Newberg Friends Church on April 27, 2014)

When you are learning Greek, the place in the bible that you often get asked to translate first is the letter we call 1 John. 2,008 more words