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Learning to be Me: Introduction

Who am I?

Answering who I am can be difficult. I can tell you about my accomplishments, my failures, my characteristics, or things I like. The fact of the matter is, I’m still learning who I am and that’s the point of this blog. 257 more words

Ruth: Chapter 4 - Kinsman Redeemer

After Ruth had left for home, Boaz went to the city gate where he found the redeemer he had told Ruth about.

Boaz said to him, “Come, sit with me.” He came and sat with Boaz. 648 more words


Ruth: Chapter 3 - Ruth's Marriage Proposal

As time passed, Naomi grew increasingly concerned about Ruth being single. It was a Jewish woman’s right by the law of God to have a husband, especially a young one. 650 more words


Come with Me

The end of the first chapter of John’s Gospel recounts how Jesus gathered his first disciples near the place where John the Baptizer was working. How did he connect with them? 37 more words


A Few Thoughts: Thinking Through Ephesians 6:13

There is always the thought: when is something going to change.
I have been toiling the roads of theology, ministry and church for over 20 years: I have been through 5 church plants/church renewals, I have been a part of a pastoral staff at an all-white Lutheran church, endured a racist candidacy process with people whom claim to love the same God as me, I have sat in rooms with Bishops/prophets/apostles/elders, I have had conversations with some of the greatest theologians in the country, I have interviewed at more churches than I care to admit and applied to more than I remember, and I am entering my second semester of a PhD. 171 more words


The Bondage of the Will

John 1:12-13, But as many as received Him, He gave to them the ability to become children of God, to those who believe in His name, who were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God  197 more words


The old German Evangelical Church is needed to fight modern degeneracy

By John Miller

Saturday the 13th of January 2017

The Pope sure is in the news a lot these days, telling everybody to be more like a South American Communist, and that’s all well and good if you’re a Marxist who likes open borders and lots of Islam, but what are the rest of us to do? 1,240 more words