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Is the Reformation over? Yes and no.

Interesting stuff. This is written from an ELCA perspective. The ElCA has ecumenical yearnings to be again in communion with Rome, which I can understand but do not share. 697 more words

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The Christian's Comfort in Death

John 19:25, …but standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

As Jesus hung on the Cross, beaten to a pulp, the Roman soldiers and citizens mocked Him, saying,  497 more words

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Uppsala Cathedral, seat of the Primate

The town plan of an old town or city in Europe was easy to decipher because the basic model was always the same. A central square and city hall/town hall located near the tallest building in town, the spires of the Cathedral church. 749 more words

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A FRESH TAKE ON CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC by Amy M. Heinz, Final year M. Div.

“I detest contemporary Christian music.” This comment, from one of my lunch partners immediately after I had finished presenting on that very topic at a worship seminar, drew me up short. 1,542 more words

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I Am

John 8:58, Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.”

This statement Jesus made was extremely significant to the Jews (and still is today). 462 more words

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Pregnant Woman Claims She's Not Pregnant Until She Identifies As Being Pregnant

SEATTLE, WA—24-four year old progressive feminist, Lisa Dukeman, is 6 months pregnant and has been reported as saying the following, “I am not pregnant until I identify as being pregnant.” Operating under her dogmatic liberal philosophy, Lisa believes a human being cannot be a man, woman, non-binary, and the other 54-or-whatever invented genders unless they identify as being whatever it is they imagine. 231 more words

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On Protestantism

Luther’s version of Protestantism claimed that people would receive salvation based on scripture, grace and faith alone. This went directly against the Catholic Church’s many rituals and selling of indulgences, which Luther was vehemently against. 444 more words

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