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No Context For You - July 20th

Some things look so complex but really can be so simple – if you know the key to cutting through the Gordian knot. I don’t know if I do, but I might be getting closer. 108 more words


BIRTHS 20 July 1700-1800

  • Anne GETCHELL was born 20 July 1731 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts[1]; she was the daughter of Nathaniel and Susanna (LADD) GETCHEL; she died 11 September 1736.
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Too Much Jesus?

By Pastor Jeff,

So, can you have too much Jesus? Of course the answer is NO! I will state that I wake up thinking about Jesus, I go throughout my day thinking about Jesus, and I go to bed thinking of Jesus. 559 more words

Those Scriptures Don't Mean What You Might Think They Do: Jesus and Paul Say Nothing about Homosexuality, but Much about Protecting People on the Margin

A few days ago, I saw a tweet from a far-right group saying that “Jesus has a better way” for GLB folks.

Now, I believe Jesus has a better way for all of us, which is part of why I’m a Christian.  1,693 more words

Three People You Need in Your Life

Dear Sister,
There are three people that you need to have in your life and I urge you to seek out regardless of what phase/stage in life you are in or where you live. 1,831 more words

Dear Sister

Book Review: Paul B. Duff, Jesus Followers in the Roman Empire

Duff, Paul B. Jesus Followers in the Roman Empire. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2017. xii+263 pp. Pb; $30.   Link to Eerdmans

It is common for a modern reader of the New Testament to read their spiritual experience into the earliest Jesus followers. 1,167 more words