Monthly Archives: October 2008

4 Minute Devotions: Church in a State

I am very disappointed and greatly concerned over some Christians who are letting their fears and anxieties about next week’s election extinguish their rationality and diminish their faith. The demonizing of the candidates on both sides has revealed the ugliness … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Celestial Song

Last night, I watched a movie that dealt with separation issues in a beautiful way – through the gift of music. It was called “August Rush.”   Podcast version here   Genesis 1:4 God saw that the light was good, … Continue reading

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Patriotic Art: Voting – It’s a Freedom Thing

Get out and vote – if you love freedom

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4 Minute Devotions: Ten Thousand Girls

How the poet Maya Angelou inspired an African American teacher from Michigan to overcome the tragic loss of her daughter by setting up an amazing school in Senegal, Africa.   Podcast version here   John 13: 17 Now that you … Continue reading

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Political cartoons: Double Standards

The media complain about the price of Palin’s wardrobe,   but are silent about Obama buying the election…hypocrites!

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Book Study: The Shack (04)

< Chapter 5: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner   P67      Perhaps there is a suprarationality: reason beyond the normal definitions of fact or data-based logic; something that only makes sense if you can see a bigger picture of reality. Maybe … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: High School Antics

Lectionary Passge: Matthew 22:34-46 35,36 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”   When I was a boy, our family lived a hundred yards away … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons: Bail Out Bilge

The bail out bill passes and we’re still in a crisis.   Job well done, Bushie!

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4 Minute Devotions: A Gift of God’s Kindness

Infant baptism is a beautiful way of encountering God’s holiness in church. Babies not only have a right to life, they also have a right to be sanctified.   Podcast version here   Romans 2:4    Or do you show … Continue reading

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Why I Cannot Vote for Obama

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