Monthly Archives: January 2018

Puffing Up, Building Up.

”I’m right, you’re wrong.” “I’m smart, you’re dumb.” The chants are so easy and familiar that they practically roll off our tongue. They are also, quite wrong as Paul explained to the Corinthians. Continue reading

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Fear of the What?

You don’t tug on Superman’s cape. You don’t spit into the wind. You don’t pull the mask off the ol’ Lone Ranger, and you don’t let culture tell you how you’re supposed to fear. Continue reading

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The Passing Scheme

Some times reading Paul can give us a headache like in 1 Cor 7 where he seems to be advocating that we be un-human, un-feeling beings. This is NOT a fair reading. Continue reading

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Got Any Bites?

Folks get pretty cagey about the bait they use and where they fish. This being reserved stuff is however, counter productive and, dare I say it, dumb. Continue reading

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The Point of Yes and No

Arguments seem built on staking out aboslutes and defending them against the unworthy. This is self-defeating because we need both the Yes and the No in order to live. Continue reading

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Union with a What?

The notion of union drives a lot of life, we want to be part of someting else, someone else. Paul points out rather graphically that the object of our union matters. Continue reading

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