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The Melody of Our Life

We’ve been taught that this passage is about not letting our body be used for “immorality.” This misses one translation nuance that changes the whole thing into a discussion about the melody of our life and how we use it. Continue reading

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The One Beat

In music the notes are gathered together and shaped by the one beat, the first pulse that gives each measure its movement. In the same way, our lives take on form, shape, and beauty when we hear that one beat. Continue reading

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Corinthian Song

2 Corinthians 4.7-9 This is a nine track acapella rendition of a song built on these verses and the power of God that works life in us inexorably. It is the power at work when we are bruised and broken, … Continue reading

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House of Stone and Light

Years ago Martin Page wrote “In the House of Stone and Light.” And while he talks about Mt. Kailash and the Havasupai shaman, he keeps coming back to something he calls “the House of Stone and Light.” This could be … Continue reading

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Electronic Advent

I like electronic music (trance/techno/electronica) and am a regular listener at digitally imported, particularly their vocal trance channel. They play a lot of excellent music and I like the introduction they provide to a vast array of artists I might … Continue reading

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Keep your Lamps

Matthew 25.1-13 Every three years the reading pattern comes back to the same texts and I took up the parable of the lamps in part to clear my mouth from the taste of the last sermon I had heard on … Continue reading

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