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Grant Our Leaders Wisdom…

At church this morning, the pastor emeritus prayed that God might grant our leaders wisdom as they made their decision about Syria.  Unfortunately, what will probably happen is that the U.S. will bomb Syria, and civilians will die in the … Continue reading

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Processing Church This Morning

I’m still processing a social encounter from church this morning.  I walked in and shook someone’s hand, asking him how he was doing.  Later, we had the passing of the peace, and I asked this same gentleman how he was … Continue reading

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Revisiting “What If Jesus Came to Your House?”

At church this morning, we didn’t have a sermon.  Rather, we sang a lot of hymns, and a congregant recited the poem, “What If Jesus Came to Your House?” The congregant actually recited this poem a couple of years ago, … Continue reading

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Humility and the Liturgy

At church this morning, I had an interesting discussion.  The lady who was supposed to lead the liturgy part of the service today is away at a basketball game (which, if I’m not mistaken, is the state championship), and so … Continue reading

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Ramblings About Last Night’s Bible Study, Using Romans 9:1-5 as a Starting-Point

I went to my church’s Bible study group last night.  We’re going through Romans: The Letter That Changed the World, With Mart De Haan and Jimmy DeYoung. I didn’t make last week’s Bible study because I was in Indiana for … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow and the She-Bears

At church this morning, the Pastor Emeritus conducted the service, since our Pastor is on vacation.  In the children’s part of the service, the Pastor Emeritus was criticizing those who mock Tim Tebow for praying in public, when there are … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with That?

At church this morning, the Pastor Emeritus spoke to us, since our regular pastor is still in Israel.  The Pastor Emeritus spoke to us about Jesus’ parables. There were two parables that stood out to me.  The first was the … Continue reading

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Narrative and Principles

This morning at church, the Pastor Emeritus spoke to us, since our regular pastor and his wife will be in Israel for a couple of weeks.  I enjoyed the pastor’s sermon because it reminded me of a post by Leslie … Continue reading

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