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Remembering how we gather

St. Paul admonishes us not to forsake the gathering of believers. But here is the thing: none of us, Christian or otherwise, forsake the gathering of believers. 1,152 more words

The Captain's Block

A preliminary reflection on belief, with continual reference to nearness

At the opening of his 1949 lectures at the Bremen Club, Martin Heidegger offers a delicate but wholly elucidating question. “How does it stand with nearness?”[ 933 more words

The Captain's Block

Near You

“But what does it say? The word is near you, in your mouth and in your     heart, that is, the word of faith which we preach” (Rom. 302 more words

The Gospel

Move Closer

Tight squeeze like sardines
We sit side by side ever closer to each other
I’m not minding the closeness of your presence
Not minding our proximity… 36 more words


Intro to May

My word of the month is “Nearness”.

Over the last few days, I’ve been thinking of the idea of drawing near to Jesus. Many of us have those weeks where everything we go through is difficult, or we live in constant fear of the future, or we just don’t want to be near anyone at all.   247 more words

God Drew Near

Knowing God – is it possible?

We Christians talk about it all the time. It’s the crux of our faith, of surpassingly great value, worth the loss of all earthly gain. 395 more words