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Everything You Wanted To Know About Judaism But Were Afraid To Ask, Part One

I am honored to interview Rachel Lazerus here. I know Rachel from our shared advocacy work at the Coalition for Responsible Home Education (CRHE), where she is Director of Operations and Research Analyst. 2,072 more words

American Christianity

Into the Streets and Lanes - (Luke 15)

Jesus continued to draw large crowds as His ministry continued. Now more than ever before, it seems the tax collectors and sinners drew nearer to Him to hear what He had to say. 461 more words


Palm Sunday: Luke 19 The Hour of Visitation

Jesus came into Jerusalem, to celebrate and fulfill the Feast — of Passover. He came in from the east. With great multitude. They came in quietly for fear of their occupiers. 378 more words


I Was There........

T Minus 131

Today is Palm Sunday which is the Sunday before Easter Sunday and the start of Holy Week. In March 1992 I wrote the following drama sketch for Palm Sunday.


Shrinking vs. Poofing

Apparently, everyday life was pretty safe in 1973. Safe enough for fashionable mothers to clothe their trusting children in crocheted bullseyes and send them out to play in the woods of rural Montana–a place rife with guns and target-shooting gunmen.  1,187 more words


What Does Christ-less Christianity Look Like?

It would speak of “Christianity” but talk politics. It would have more in common with Thomas Jefferson or John Kennedy or Barack Obama or Mitt Romney than with Martin Luther, Augustine, Paul, or James. 482 more words

The Risk of Professionalism

Part of our family’s nightly bedtime routine is to read a chapter of the Bible. We are currently reading in the book of Acts. As we were reading, I was struck by how difficult it is for the dedicated God follower to identify God in action. 370 more words