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True Religion (Sermon August 30, 2015)

James 1:17–27 (NRSV)

17 Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. 2,029 more words


Quakerism as a Charismatic Tradition: The Baptism of Love

In my second post of my series “Quakerism as a Charismatic Tradition” (the first being found here), I wanted to explore the Quaker view of baptism and its connections to charismatic spirituality. 2,227 more words



So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed (John 8:36; NIV).

“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full” (John 10:10; NLT). 80 more words


Putting on Christ (Sermon August 23, 2015)

Ephesians 6:10–20 (NRSV)

The Whole Armor of God

10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 2,357 more words


From Water and Spirit

In the third chapter of the gospel book1 of John, Jesus says, “I tell you truly, truly: if one is never born from water and spirit, one is not able to go into the kingdom of God.” He makes that statement in response to a question from a man named Nicodemus: “How can a person, being old, be born? 2,090 more words


Quakerism as a Charismatic Tradition: Introduction

The past few weeks have been incredibly busy, as I’ve moved across the country, celebrated my sister’s wedding, and started a new job, but in the midst of that I’ve also been writing a bit about the charismatic spirituality of Quakerism. 1,268 more words


P is for Pluralism

There are lots of things to which one could take a pluralism approach. Some consist only in noting the fact of plurality, and others in asserting that plurality is good or necessary in some way. 571 more words