To Know

The Rev

June 21, 2018

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Often I have heard it said that to really know something you have to teach it. I have also heard people say that the longest journey is the one that goes from the head to the heart. Inherent in both these ideas is the fact that we know that “to know” is deeper than something […]

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Welcome to the Idol Factory!

The Rev

March 20, 2018

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“…this is American Idol!” The music is bumping and the lights are shining. The singers take the stage and belt out an amazing performance. The crowd is screaming and clapping. “…and now our next President!” The music is bumping and the lights are shining. The politician takes the stage and the crowd is screaming and […]

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It’s Not About Me

The Rev

March 12, 2018

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Do you think that revolutionary moments in our thoughts happen like a lightning strike or like the turning of the Titanic? I don’t know for sure but I think the answer might be, “yes.” I remember hearing an interview with someone who was an “over night success.” This person said that they hated that phrase […]

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The Image of God

The Rev

February 26, 2018

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I have written elsewhere about how the opening chapters of the Bible are becoming very important to me. I have also made mention that it is out of this idea that love of enemy and love of neighbor is born. C.S. Lewis said in his magisterial The Weight of Glory that your neighbor is the […]

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Why Forgiveness?

The Rev

February 12, 2018

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I am beginning to realize that the opening chapters of Genesis are more important than I ever could have thought. They are a poem, an epic poem, that tells the story of humanity. We find our ultimate and foundational identity of “image bearer” described there. In that poem we discover the roots of our fall […]

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