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The Time Has Come

The New York Times recently published a terrific piece that details the rising cadre of religious leaders who are diving headfirst into our political morass in an effort to reframe which values our culture views as “biblical.” The article is … Continue reading

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Backwards Faith

I went to a small liberal arts college in the heart of Arkansas, and it was there that I decided that I wanted to pursue ministry as a calling.  Over the course of my four years, I became a religion … Continue reading

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Is This The Time?

Tucked in the first chapter of Acts this line challenges us today.  The disciples were waiting according to Jesus direction in Jerusalem.  Maybe getting a bit antsy as forty days had passed since Jesus death and resurrection.  They are standing … Continue reading

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Swept Away

Lots of people have the jitters on their wedding day, and I was no exception.  Mine were about the dancing. Like many of my generation, I learned most of what I know about dancing from John Travolta and “Saturday Night … Continue reading

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Circus Reflections

While on the road recently, I passed a billboard advertising the final tour of the Ringling Brothers Circus.  I had briefly registered an article about the passing of the circus earlier this year, but the billboard brought it home and … Continue reading

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The Truth Beyond Magic

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen…”                                                                                                      -Hebrews 11:1 “It was a problem of faith. The future seemed intolerable. There was fatigue too and anger, but more than anything there was … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Holy Week

Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Sometimes it causes me to tremble. Tremble. Tremble. Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Help us to be there, O God. At … Continue reading

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