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Why December 25th?

Ever wonder why we celebrate December 25th as the day of Jesus’ birth? Andrew McGowan, in an  article in Biblical Archeology, ties it to March 25th, the day some early Christian sources say Jesus was conceived and crucified. 284 more words


Favorable Death - Introduction

It has been too long since my last post. Way too long, but for some reason the desire just was not there, and I’ve had new energy and desire. 747 more words


Some very good writing, as you might expect from something called the Good Book.

Signpost for Sunday 1 November 2015, All Saints Day: Isa 25:6-9; Ps 24:1-6; Rev 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44

Festive readings with a deliberately obvious link are given to us this week. 347 more words

October 15 / Mark 14-16

Key Verse: “’Abba, Father,’ he cried out, ‘everything is possible for you. Please take this cup of suffering from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine’” (Mark 14:36). 793 more words

Blogging Through The Bible

October 9 / Matthew 26-28

Key Verse: “Then the angel spoke to the women. ‘Don’t be afraid,’ he said. ‘I know you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He isn’t here! 787 more words

Blogging Through The Bible

The Least, The Lost and the Last

Full Title: The Least, The Lost, The Last, The Losers, and the Little Ones: Revisiting the Parables of Jesus In Light of Religion Versus Relationship… 3,411 more words

End Of Religion

Lament at the Closing of a Church

For an unremarkable Tuesday morning, too many cars populated the aging parking lot, weeds abundant in the cracks in the asphalt. In the lobby of the church, a woman sat with a clipboard balanced on her walker taking the names of those who entered through the front door. 743 more words

Life In The Church