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Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

It’s Time To Rock the Boat Again

Scripture: Matthew 8:23-27, Mark 4:36-41, Luke 8:22-25 Over the course of the past year or so, I have stopped attending church. (Like an abused dog, hiding in the corner and licking its wounds, I have decided to punish the church by removing my august presence.)

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

Christianity Beyond Christ

I just returned to work, after taking two and a half weeks off, to discover that the movie, “Ali,” is now available for rent or purchase. We are celebrating this man as a national hero. I was alive when he went through the trials which

Four women looking down

Use This Point of Contention To Establish a New Standard

Is it possible to love the sinner while hating the sin? I think that I can understand the reason for your question. Homosexuality (or bisexuality or transgenderdness) goes beyond something that you do. It is a part of your makeup. It is not like my

Stained glass window image of Jesus

What Has Jesus Done?

Karl Barth, the premier theologian of this century for Germany, and the major contributor to the document that freed the German Church from Hitler’s influence, said that all Christian Theology must begin and end with the person of Jesus Christ, or it is not Christian

Pride colors

What’s It to Me?

I am a white, straight male. I have two children and one grandchild. I’ve been married to the same woman for almost twenty-seven years now, and if we both live long enough, we will most likely celebrate our golden anniversary together. No, I am not