Monthly Archives: November 2017

We Need a Little Lent-Mas

Lent is “such a downer, man” and this is the time of “happyhappy(tm)” so why am I talking about Lent at a time like this? Because it is also prime spiritual growth time. Continue reading

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Sheep, Goats, Hmmmm

Part of the problem of the parable of the sheep and the goats is the identity of “the least of these.” I’ve got a theory and it makes me both uncomfortable and hopeful. Continue reading

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Using it to Pieces

We do not like the parables of judgment, perhaps because we spend too much time focusing on the justice of those judgments and too little on what we can learn about how we live. Continue reading

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Paying Cash

We do not like the parable of the ten young ladies because the “good guys” are “mean.” But what if we ditched the assumption that the women Must Be Wrong? Continue reading

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What Kind of Love

There are all kinds of love in the world so when John goes on about “see the kind of love God has.” We have to ask “what exactly is that and how do we respond to it?” Continue reading

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