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Colossians 4:7-11 Staying in Touch

One of the frustrations of international travel for me is the unreliability or unavailability of Internet access. It was clear from my arrival in Istanbul, a population center of 17 million, that Internet usage was prevalent (just like home, everybody walking down the street looking down at his or her iPhone). 739 more words

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Colossians 4:5-6: Make the Most of Every Opportunity!

5Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders;
make the most of every opportunity.
6Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, … 859 more words

Spiritual Disciplines

How to Keep on Living the Good and Beautiful Life

By Jim Somerville.

During the Season of Lent, the members and friends of Richmond’s First Baptist Church studied a book called The Good and Beautiful Life… 425 more words


Good Friday: The News Business vs. the Gospel Project

Today is Good Friday, the most solemn day of remembrance in the entire church year. On this day we recall the aftermath of Jesus’ betrayal by one of the twelve, his sham of a trial, his suffering, and his crucifixion in public view just outside the walls of Jerusalem. 708 more words

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Colossians 4:3-4: Pray That I May Speak Clearly!

You might call me a news junkie. In a day’s time, I hear four radio newscasts, read the morning newspaper, catch a few articles from the… 695 more words

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Is There Anything "New" under the Sun?—Part II

Yesterday we considered the human drive toward newness. The writer of Ecclesiastes helped us to see that “under the sun,” that is, in the realm of purely human experience, there is nothing really new. 820 more words


What Sort of "New" Is Acceptable in the PC(USA)?

One of the first things a counselor (of any type) will tell you is that if you want to change a behavior, the best place to start is by monitoring what your current behavior is. 795 more words