All posts by Rev. Ray Neal

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It’s Not About the Rules

I want to start off by saying that there are no bad guys in Mark 7:1-24. The Pharisees and the lawyers that confront Jesus about the behavior of his disciples do so from the stand point of their own deep belief in God and their

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Am I the Older Brother?

When I went to seminary to prepare for the ministry I looked at all those charming young men and women and decided that if I had been God there were several of them that I wouldn’t have called to be ministers under any circumstances. Two