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Brain Replacement Surgery -- a short story

I would be glad to know . . . whether, when my brain has lost its original structure, and when some hundred years after the same materials are fabricated so curiously as to become an intelligent being, whether I say that being will be me. 1,980 more words


Lutheranism - The First 500 Years, Part Five, 1917-2017

A major feature of the fifth century of Lutheranism is what Harold Lindsell calls the “Battle for the Bible.”  The battle for the Bible has affected all denominations, not just Lutherans. 935 more words

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Love God and do what you will. — St. Augustine

Early in my teens, one afternoon it hit me like a ton of bricks: I really wanted to get involved with girls. 728 more words


What To Expect When "Tuesdays With Pastors" Comes To An End

They would straggle in somewhat sleepy-eyed on Tuesdays at around 7:30 a.m. Some had their assignments done, some didn’t. As they started visiting with me and with each other they would start to perk up and soon we’d be in the midst of some very stimulating conversations. 793 more words

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Miracle On Top of Miracle

Jesus Walks on Water – Matthew 14:22-33

Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 1,038 more words

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Lutheranism - The First 500 Years, Part Four, 1817 to 1917

As I pointed out last month, the third century of Lutheranism saw the rise of a new philosophical and theological movement, Rationalism. According to Rationalism, reason, logic and science were the supreme sources of truth and capable of solving all of man’s problems, leaving old-fashioned religious faith as a relic of the past. 1,174 more words

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Christ coming again. Now. Tomorrow. Every day. Literally.

Christ came to Earth 2,000 years ago. He said he would come again.

Some wait for that to happen. Others laugh at a promise that they see it will not be fulfilled. 104 more words