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Articles on Christian subjects and theology

Control Freak

Kings, shires, knights, even the Crusades! What do you think of when you hear “sovereign” or “kingdom”? For me, it’s the medieval ages with castles, peasants, and kings jockeying for power. What does a kingdom look like now? Countries and … Continue reading

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Divine Word Smorgasbord

All around you brothers and sisters in the midst of the morning sunrise gently whisper to one another, “He is risen!” while their counterparts respond, “He is risen indeed!” The common Church greeting part of a beautifully woven orchestra of … Continue reading

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A Vast Kingdom

Deep in the sand and muddy waters half a man reflects off the surface of the Jordan River. With fists in the air and a loud voice announcing repentance for all, this prophet reminding everyone of Elijah and his friends … Continue reading

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Sin, An Alien Among Us

Have you ever noticed all the personification in the Bible? Personification is a literary device authors use to give human traits to inhuman things. Sin is an interesting example. It’s viewed in several passages almost like a force or a … Continue reading

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Who Are We?

In the church I hear all kinds of different explanations of who and what a Christian is. From the simplistic to the complex, some are accurate and some are not. But what does it mean to be a Christian? How … Continue reading

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Salvation Pinned Down?

As Jack walked across the street, cars screeched to a halt. He turned to see a taxi inches away from his legs. The driver laid on his horn, the last straw for Jack. He pounded the hood with both fists … Continue reading

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Citizens of Heaven

Dust lept away and soared into the dry air as the apostle’s feet settled in the eye of the storm. The peace inside the bubble silenced the raging whirlwind of the crowds, where they flung dust into the air in … Continue reading

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Losing Ground

So often in our lives, we lose things by not doing anything. In relationships, not moving ahead rarely means you’re standing still. So does this principle of needing to move forward in our relationships apply to our relationship with God? … Continue reading

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Annihilating Boundaries

Throughout the checkered past of human history, racism has been a strong force for creating distinctions and false ideas which lead to grave consequences. Someone might ask why in the world I am writing an article concerning this outmoded idea … Continue reading

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God’s Track Record

I hear many people referring to faith in some strange ways nowadays. For some odd reason, faith has become an unreliable thing, like the phrase points out, “Take it on faith,” meaning even though you don’t see it and there’s … Continue reading

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