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Resurrection. It is literally the epicenter of the Christian faith. It’s what many people claim is the center of history itself. On a linear timeline, that probably won’t be the case, but the statement rings true as it affects every moment, before and after. 1,728 more words


Why Church?

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on August 21, 2015)

Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. 841 more words


Way More Than Bread

A few days after my mother died, I went to church. I wasn’t preaching so I thought I would be okay being there for worship. Many people said, “Why are you here?” or “You shouldn’t be here.” They meant well. 573 more words


Dogmas and The Divine

Imagine someone saying “Religion is nothing but a crutch.”

What kind of effect did that statement have on you?

You may have immediately felt walls fly up and your blood pressure rise. 1,582 more words

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Wait! Jesus Said What?

This week John’s gospel gets weird. As one colleague pointed out, Jesus says something that will make the adolescents in and among us giggle. Beyond that, though, is the question of just what exactly is happening here. 541 more words


The Spirit Has Left the Building

In the Bible there’s this passage in which Jesus is talking to a woman. This woman has been married five times, and the dude she is currently sleeping with isn’t even married to her. 1,318 more words