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Open Letter of Apology to Teenagers

I shared this last year after a weekend retreat with the male high school students. I learned a lot that weekend. Mostly, I learned that we as adults are not doing a good job of listening to our kids. 621 more words


Illusions of Innocence (Hughes & Allen)

Richard T. Hughes and C. Leonard Allen, Illusions of Innocence: Protestant Primitivism in America, 1630-1875

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988

In the church I grew up in we thought of ourselves as restoring the New Testament Church. 1,323 more words

Biblical Interpretation

Solomon's Quarries discovered by American Medical Doctor J. T. Barclay

Dr. James Turner Barclay was sent to Jerusalem by the American Christian Missionary Society in 1851 as a medical and evangelistic missionary. During his first trip he stayed until 1854 and  returned for a second stint from 1858 to 1861. 593 more words

Bible Study

Bryn The Babylonian

I contend that Bryn Jones, one of the founders of the ‘Restoration Movement’ in the UK, which kicked off in the 70’s I believe,  was actually no different in spirit than the Antichrist in Rome.  1,780 more words

Born Again

Tragic Death Dealing Departure From Christ

An interest of mine for many years has been how a body of people who began with God’s work in their lives end up in appalling evil called ‘church’.  857 more words


Talking in an Echo Chamber

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Regardless of who we are, what we do, or what we believe, we like to be around others who share the same interests and opinions. 923 more words


"One family, one table, one big menu"

Colossians 2:16-19

We come to you, God, praying for unity among Christ’s disciples and among all people. Help us to answer the call. Strengthen our resolve to move past our differences.

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